In this March 26, 2012 file photo, Marine Gen. John Allen speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. President Barack Obama says he has accepted Allen's request to retire from military. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)John Allen
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The U.S. special envoy for the coalition against ISIS was in Ankara Tuesday to meet Turkish officials, after speculation Turkey could launch a military intervention inside Syria, sources told AFP.Accompanied by U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Christine Wormuth and military officials, Allen is expected to meet with Feridun Sinirlioglu, the Turkish undersecretary of the foreign ministry as well as military chiefs, the source said.Ankara is wary of the creation of an autonomous Kurdish state in northern Syria, fearing the growing power of Kurdish forces there will embolden Turkey's own Kurdish minority.
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