Erdogan slams pro-Kurd McGurk as supporter of ‘terrorists’

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned Brett McGurk, a Middle East security advisor for the Biden administration, for his support of Kurdish-led militias in northeast Syria. The Turkish state’s Anadolu Agencyreported Erdogan as saying on Thursday that he was “deeply disturbed” by the veteran diplomat “walking arm in arm with terrorist organisations” in Syria. As US envoy to the anti-Islamic State (IS) Global Coalition from 2015, McGurk was instrumental in US support for the Kurdish-led militias as they fought IS, which tore through Syria and neighbouring Iraq the year before. Amo…

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