Erdogan calls for ground operation as Kobane is 'about to fall'

The Turkish parliament last week week authorised the government to take military action against IS extremists, but so far no plans to carry out military operations have been announcedIstanbul (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday that the Syrian border town of Kobane is on the verge of falling to jihadists, saying a ground operation was needed to defeat the militants.

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