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Macron is a sponsor of terrorism, says Turkish foreign minister

Turkey's foreign minister has accused French President Emmanuel Macron of being a "sponsor of terrorism", dismissing the...

Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters that Mr Macron wanted to be the leader of Europe but was “wobbling”.

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Last month Mr Macron angered Turkey by hosting an official from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

Turkey views a section of the group – the YPG – as terrorists.

The spat between Turkey and France comes in the week before the two Nato allies are due to attend a summit of the alliance in the UK.

Earlier on Thursday, Mr Macron said he…

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