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Many Kurdish lawmakers boycotted the vote in protest of the parliament’s decision to cut the Kurdistan region’s share from 17% of the budget to less than 12%.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
This in turn has implications for the troubled relationship between the West and Turkey.
By JONATHAN SPYER
The reported detention of Salih Muslim will be an important test of Czech-Turkish relations as well as the fraught relationship between Turkey and the European Union.
“They can pressure Turkey but they for some reasons are reluctant.”
A tracking of the conflict.
The US has continually urged restraint and said Ankara’s operation is a distraction from the war on Islamic State.
Turkey last month launched an air and ground offensive in Afrin, northern Syria, where hthey are said to be fighting primarily against Kurds.
A spokesman for the Kurdish YPG militia in Afrin told Reuters that a Turkish bombardment caused six people to suffer breathing problems and other symptoms indicative of a gas attack.
Ties between Turkey and the United States have been strained to the breaking point by Washington's support for the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia.
Pro-government forces and Kurdish-led forces have fought each other elsewhere in Syria and Damascus opposes the Kurds' demands for autonomy. But in Afrin they have a common enemy.
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