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Turkey ‘rejects’ US condolences over Istanbul attack: interior minister

Turkey 'rejects' US condolences over Istanbul attack: interior minister
Source: Twitter — alleged photo of Istanbul attacker

Turkey on Monday rejected US condolences over the death of six people in a bomb attack in Istanbul that Ankara blamed on an outlawed Kurdish militant group.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan often accuses Washington of supplying weapons to Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, deemed as “terrorists” by Ankara.

“We do not accept the US embassy’s message of condolences. We reject it,” Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said in televised comments.

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