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U.S. calls 'ludicrous' Turkey's claims coalition supported terrorists in Syria

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 00:59

The U.S. State Department rejected as ''ludicrous'' accusations by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that U.S.-led coalition forces supported terrorist groups in Syria. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The U.S. State Department on Tuesday rejected as "ludicrous" accusations by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that U.S.-led coalition forces supported terrorist groups in Syria including Islamic State and Kurdish militant groups YPG and PYD. State Department spokesman Mark Toner there was no basis for such an accusation. Earlier in the day, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had said he has evidence that U.S.-led coalition forces give support to terrorist groups including the Islamic State and Kurdish militant groups YPG and PYD.

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U.S. calls 'ludicrous' Turkey's claims coalition supported terrorists in Syria

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 00:59