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EU, US Call for Turkish Restraint Against Kurds

The European Union and the U.S. on Tuesday urged Turkey to show restraint in its intensive air bombardment against Kurdish rebels, even as the insurgents killed two more Turkish soldiers and a guard. Both the EU and the U.S. said Ankara had a right to defend itself against attacks staged by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq. But the EU's enlargement commissioner, Johannes Hahn, said the Turkish response "must be proportionate, targeted and...

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