The Latest: Australia says Turkey to blame for IS escapes

The Latest: Australia says Turkey to blame for IS escapesAustralia’s foreign minister says Turkey is solely responsible for the escape of Islamic State group fighters from custody in Syria. Foreign Minister Marise Payne was commenting in the Australian Senate after hundreds of Islamic State families and supporters escaped from a holding camp on Sunday amid fighting between Turkish forces and the Kurds. Opposition lawmakers argue that Turkey’s military incursion has been enabled by the U.S. decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria.



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