December 8, 2016 / 11:34 AM / 8 months ago

Turkey says Syrian Kurdish YPG working with Assad's forces north of Aleppo

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman on Thursday said the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia was working together with the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the north of Aleppo province.

At a news conference in Ankara, Ibrahim Kalin also said Turkey has conducted the "most intense" talks to help end the hostilities in Aleppo.

Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz and Humeyra Pamuk; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Nick Tattersall

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