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Turkey agrees to give US southern Incirlik air base

WASHINGTON: US National Security Adviser Susan Rice said, Turkey agreed to let US to use its military bases against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

According to US NSA Susan Rice, Turkey granted US forces access the Incirlik air base in country’ south.

US forces will use the base for air strikes against ISIS which has sized up in large part of Iraq and Syria.

The US has been leading a coalition providing air support to Kurds battling IS fighters around Kobane.

As many as 553 were killed in the month long fights against ISIS near the southern border of Turkey and Syria.

However, millions of Syrian citizens belonged to Kobane have entered Turkey to save their lives.