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Erdogan: we will ‘strangle’ U.S.-backed force in Syria “before it’s even born”

Ellen Francis, Ezgi Erkoy BEIRUT/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan threatened on Monday to “strangle” a planned 30,000-strong U.S.-backed force in Syria “before it’s even born,” as Washington’s backing for Kurdish fighters drove a wedge into relations with one of its main Middle East allies. The United States announced its […]