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US, Turkey set for negotiations on fate of Kurds

AP  |  Ankara 

has arrived in for negotiations on the fate of American-allied Kurdish fighters in

Bolton will seek assurances from the NATO ally that it won't attack the Kurds when the US withdraws troops from Monday's visit comes a day after Bolton said such guarantees were a "condition" of the pullout ordered last month.

considers the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, a terrorist group linked to an insurgency within its borders, and has threatened to mount an assault on the groups that have fought alongside U.S. troops against the Islamic State in

Bolton, who is expected to meet Tuesday with Turkish officials including (REH'-jehp TY'-ihp UR'-doh-wahn), says that's unacceptable.

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 19:00 IST
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