Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu answers a question during an interview with Reuters in Ankara, Turkey, August 24, 2015. Turkey and the United States will soon launch "comprehensive" air operations to flush Islamic State fighters from a zone in northern Syria bordering Turkey, Cavusoglu told Reuters on Monday. To match Interview MIDEAST-CRISIS/TURKEY REUTERS/Umit Bektas - RTX1PFIV

Turkey has expressed its anger with the US suggestion that the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) be invited to Syria peace talks as Ankara recognizes it as the Syrian wing of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) which is listed as a terrorist group in the country.

Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu said that “the US should invite the terrorist group Daesh (ISIS), too” if the PYD are invited.

“If you invite a terrorist group, then you should also invite Al-Nusra, Daesh. This is nonsense,” Cavusoglu said, adding that Washington must end its cooperation with terrorist groups.

“We clearly say that all weapons supplied by the U.S. to the PYD ended up in PKK hands,” the minister added.

When asked explicitly if the PYD should be at the table, US Spokesperson Mark Toner said last week that “at some point they [PYD] have to be part of this process.”

 

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Stern Daler
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Stern Daler
2017-01-15 06:29

Good suggestion – since the Turk government is invited too: All terrorist organizations including MIT, CIA, IS and ex-Qaeda should be invited to represent their members view of Syria’s future.

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Nestor Arapa
2017-01-15 03:51

PYD tiene que estar en la mesa de dialogo, en Hasaka, en mismo Alepo el ejercito Sirio con YPG Kurdo no lleva acciones terroristas contra el gobierno, al contrario el gobierno Turco a financiado y armado terroristas para derrocar al gobierno Sirio.

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Daeshbags Sux
2017-01-15 08:55

Yeah, bring them in, so they behead Gollum and Cavusoglu : at least they would reap what they sown!

Pete
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2017-01-15 13:50

I thought IS was already invited. Otherwise what is Mevlut Cavusoglu doing there?

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2017-01-15 07:54

“ISIS should be invited to Syria peace talks”
=> !great idea! But just for two purposes : beheading Erdogan and Cavusoglu : it’d be the 1st time where their disgusting acts would be true justice!

Assad must stay
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Assad must stay
2017-01-15 11:01

Is this the time to make bad humor?
Turkey is the representant for ISIS!
Turkey is Frankestein father…

Cletus the slack jawed yocul
Cletus the slack jawed yocul
2017-01-16 03:15

The mother must be Saudi Arabia since many are running back their after the Aleppo defeat.

Cletus the slack jawed yocul
Cletus the slack jawed yocul
2017-01-16 03:14

Oh I get it. Its supposed to be a joke. Except no one laughing aside from the Russians who destroyed stolen Syrian oil in trucks heading for Turkey. ISIS was driving the trucks after ISIS stole the oil.

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mvm199
2017-01-17 12:59

Boohoo Turkey, your leader’s daughter was in bed with ISIS for years, and you are huge terrorist supporters too, lol. What are the non-army members of your euphrates s**t thing if not terrorists? Hypocrites. Stop crying because your friends invited you to the party but also invited other people at same party who you aren’t cool with and it might turn awkward. You have the option to not come …. stay home, lol.