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Turkey investigates Kurdish leaders, detains 21 for criticism of Syria offensive

Reuters Thursday, 10 October 2019 ()
Turkish authorities on Thursday started investigations into leaders of the pro-Kurdish opposition and detained 21 people for criticizing the military offensive against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, state-owned Anadolu news agency said.
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