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Erdogan visits US to stop arming of Kurdish fighters in Syria

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is visiting the White House on May 16 and is expected to try to convince US President Donald Trump to stop arming a Kurdish rebel group in Syria that Ankara considers a ‘terrorist’ group.

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is visiting the White House on May 16, during which he is expected to try to convince US President Donald Trump to stop arming a Kurdish rebel group in Syria that Ankara considers a “terrorist” group.

 

It is a critical time for their alliance, which is facing an uncertain future on several fronts.

 

Al Jazeera’s Patty Culhane reports from Washington, DC.