Latest News Wires Turkey opposes transfer of US arms to Kurds fighting Islamic State

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refused to entertain the idea of arming the Syrian Kurdish Group PYD because of ties to Turkish insurgent group PKK.

By , Associated Press , Associated Press

Turkey wouldn't agree to any US arms transfers to Kurdish fighters who are battling Islamic militants in Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying Sunday, as the extremist group fired more mortar rounds near the Syrian-Turkish border.