Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, addresses lawmakers in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. (AP Photo)
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Turkey will not be bound by the Syrian ceasefire plan if its security is threatened, and will take "necessary measures" against the Syrian Kurdish YPG and ISIS if required, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Thursday."Just like Daesh, they want to divide Syria to form their own management," Cavusoglu told the Anadolu Agency in an interview broadcast live on television.He also said that Saudi planes, due to take part in air strikes against ISIS, were expected to arrive at Turkey's Incirlik Air Base "today or tomorrow". Turkey regards the YPG as a sister organization to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged a three-decade insurgency in which 40,000 people have been killed.A ceasefire between the PKK and the state collapsed in July and since then Turkey's security forces have killed hundreds of PKK members, displacing hundreds of thousands of civilians in the process.
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