Yasin Aktay, the vice chairman of the governing AKP party
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Turkey official: Why is Kobane 'most important problem'?

While Turkey faces pressure to intervene militarily in Kobane, the Turkish government says it is unwilling to take part unless the coalition targets the regime of Syrian President Assad and sets up a no-fly zone.

Many suspect it is Turkey's hostility with the Kurdish minority which is driving its opposition.

Our Turkey correspondent Mark Lowen spoke to Yasin Aktay, the vice chairman of the governing AKP party and started by asking why Turkey was unwilling to do more.

  • 09 Oct 2014
  • From the section World
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