US Support for Syrian Kurds in Fight Against IS Likely to Dominate US-Turkey Summit

May 15, 2017 12:39 AM
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U.S. support for Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State in Syria is expected to dominate the first official meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey is fiercely opposed to that alliance, saying Kurds in Syria are linked to the Kurdish terrorist group PKK in Turkey, which is fighting for an independent Kurdish state. VOA'a Zlatica Hoke has more.