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Turkey | Erdogan: Leaders of US Capitol Hill attack had links to Kurdish YPG

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the leaders of US Capitol Hill attack had links to Kurdish YPG.

"The links of those who led the attack to the separatist organization's Syrian branch YPG/PYD were revealed. It was understood that terror is an enemy of democracy, as well as humanity, with this attack," Erdogan said.

"As Turkey, we believe our common interests with the United States far outweigh our differences in opinion," he said, adding that Ankara wanted to strengthen cooperation through "a long-term perspective on a win-win basis".

"Turkey will continue to do its part in a manner worthy of the allied and strategic partnership ties between the two countries," the president underlined, adding Turkish-US ties had been "seriously tested" in the last few months.