There was no shot fired whatsoever on the US observation post, Turk Defence Minister
Istanbul: Turkey denied targeting a American base in northern Syria after the Pentagon said its troops had come under artillery fire.
Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said: “There was no shot fired whatsoever on the US observation post,”
He said Turkey had returned fire on Friday after Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) shelled a Turkish border police station from hills located near the US observation post in Syria.
The Pentagon said an explosion occurred “within a few hundred meters” of a US position near the Syrian town of Kobani
US warned that the US was prepared to meet aggression with “immediate defensive action”.