Turks Protest Government's Hardline Against Syria

NPR | Oct. 9, 2012 8:25 a.m.

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Peter Kenyon

Several days of cross-border mortar explosions have world leaders calling on Turkey and Syria to ratchet down tensions and avoid open conflict. Turkish leaders say they’re not looking for war, but they’re determined to respond to each Syrian mortar with an artillery barrage of their own. Turks have been taking to the streets in large anti-war protests.


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