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Turkey 'has no plans for ground troops' in Syria

There are no plans to send ground troops into Syria, the Turkish Prime Minister has said.

The statement follows last week's suicide bombing in the Turkish town of Suruc, to which the country responded with operations against Islamic State and PKK Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria.

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PKK: Truce 'has no meaning' after Turkish airstrikes

The militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has said its truce with Ankara has lost all meaning after an overnight attack by Turkish warplanes on its camps in northern Iraq.

The truce has no meaning anymore after these intense air strikes by the occupant Turkish army

– PKK statement

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan opened peace talks with the Kurds in 2012, but they have since stalled.

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