Turkey “correctly” notes a significant number of Kurds fled northeastern Syria fearing Daesh/ISIS and the YPG/PYD, the U.S. special envoy to the anti-Daesh coalition said Thursday.

“The Turks also point out correctly that there is a large number, their estimate is 350,000, I don’t think it’s that far off, of Kurds who fled northeast Syria, some from Daesh, some, to be honest from the YPG/PYD,” James Jeffrey told reporters during a news conference at the end of the anti-Daesh coalition’s gathering of foreign ministers.

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