Kerry: Arms drop to Syrian Kurds ‘momentary effort’
WASHINGTON — The U.S. told Turkey that a U.S. military air-drop of arms to Syrian Kurds battling ISIS near the Syrian town of Kobani was a response to a crisis situation and did not represent a change in the country’s policy, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday.
“We talked with Turkish authorities – I did, the president did, to make it very very clear that this is not a shift in policy by the United States. It is crisis moment, an emergency,” Kerry told reporters on a visit to Indonesia, adding that it was a “momentary effort.”
Kerry said that it would be “irresponsible” and “morally very difficult” not to support Kurds fighting ISIS.
We did it on of account Obama was lookin bad…