No US decision yet on Syria no-fly zone

People gather at the scene after Syrian government forces allegedly dropped barrel bombs on the northern city of Aleppo, on May 30, 2015Obama administration officials on Wednesday said the longstanding issue of a no-fly zone in war-torn Syria has been discussed but no decision made. Washington’s NATO ally Turkey, which has more than 1.8 million Syrian refugees on its soil, has argued for months in favor of a no-fly “safe zone” in northern Syria, where refugees could take shelter from the country’s bloody civil conflict. CNN said Kerry also raised the issue at a National Security Council meeting last week.

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