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Turkey's Erdogan says he will discuss Halkbank case with Trump

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Abu Bakr al Baghdadi sitting on a bed Image from video posted on militant website

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday the United States was not fulfilling its pledge to remove a Kurdish militia from a Syrian border region and he will raise the issue when he meets President Donald Trump next week.

She called on Europe to send 2,000 troops to secure the Syrian-Turkish border and prevent fighters crossing, and to cease all arms sales to Turkey.

Orban, an anti-immigration figurehead for nationalists in Europe and beyond, said Hungary stood ready to help Turkey however it could to create the "safe zone".

Ahmed also said the West should investigate Turkey's alleged use of chemical weapons against the Kurds.

Several people were injured, including a cameraman for state-run Syrian TV, according to both SANA and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

"It seems ready to accept significant conflicts within the European Union to please Ankara, and acts according to the interests of Turkey and Russian Federation rather than the Western alliances Budapest belongs to", Hegedus told AFP.

Mustafa Bali, spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, said the man was killed Friday in northeastern Syria.

Turkish and Russian troops are conducting their third joint patrol in northeast Syria, under a deal between the two countries that forced Syrian Kurdish fighters to withdraw from areas bordering Turkey. Moscow has brokered a shaky truce in northern Syria, but sporadic clashes have continued. It claimed the patrols ended up being supported by drones, however supplied no even additional particulars.

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan on October 16 charged the bank with taking part in a multibillion-dollar scheme to evade USA sanctions on Iran, in a case that has strained relations between Ankara and Washington. The patrols are aimed at allowing Turkey to ensure that Syrian Kurdish fighters have evacuated the border area.

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