ANKARA, Turkey  | Turkey slams US request for assurances on Syrian Kurds

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ANKARA, Turkey —January 08, 2019— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the U.S. national security adviser of making “a very serious mistake” Tuesday by demanding that Ankara guarantee the safety of Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria before the U.S. withdraws its troops from the war-torn country.

“We cannot make any concessions in this regard,” Erdogan said after John Bolton sought assurances of protection for Kurdish forces that fought alongside U.S.

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