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In this Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, thick smoke from an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition rises in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, an elderly Syrian woman, who fled her home due to fighting between the Syrian army and the rebels, reacts, while she and other families take refuge at Bab Al-Salameh crossing border, hoping to cross to one of the refugee camps in Turkey, near the Syrian town of Azaz. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen, File)

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a bill that would allow for arbitrary searches and detentions without charges. (Associated Press)

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The Metropolitan Police are looking for three teenage girls who boarded a plane at Gatwick Airport, south of London, bound for Turkey. (Image: United Kingdom, Metropolitain Police)

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Syrian refugee children who fled violence in Syrian city of Ain al-Arab, known also as Kobani, play outside their tents in a camp in the border town of Suruc, Turkey, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. About 200,000 people arrived in Turkey since the start of fighting between Kurdish militia and Islamic State militants mid-September, 2014.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

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FILE - In this May 5, 2014 file photo, former Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan speaks at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey’s parliament is preparing to vote on corruption allegations Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 against four former cabinet ministers, in what could be the final chapter of a graft investigation that once seemed to threaten the inner circle of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File)

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A Syrian Kurdish refugee child from the Kobani area, peers from a tent on a cold morning at a camp in Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the annual Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, Satuday, Nov. 22, 2014. Biden on Friday became the latest in a parade of U.S. officials trying to push Turkey to step up its role in the international coalition's fight against Islamic State extremists. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the annual Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, Satuday, Nov. 22, 2014. Biden on Friday became the latest in a parade of U.S. officials trying to push Turkey to step up its role in the international coalition's fight against Islamic State extremists. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

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Marines hold umbrellas as President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan participate in a joint news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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A policeman observes the scene as immigrants who arrived aboard a cargo ship from Turkey line up for meals while others sit on bedding in a basketball arena, where they have been given temporary shelter. Many refugees, often soaked from the sea crossing, spend days sleeping outdoors or squashed into tiny cells before being moved. (Associated Press)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin stands for a minute of silence at the mausoleum of modern Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan listens to Pope Francis during a meeting at the Presidential palace in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici) ** FILE **

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Iraqi prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, speaks at a press conference with Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Iraq’s prime minister said on Thursday that his country and neighboring Turkey have agreed on closer security and intelligence cooperation in the face of the threat posed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, Pool)

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Border policemen stand guard at Bulgarian-Turkish border where many of the illegal immigrants enter in 2013. Bulgarian authorities built a 20-mile fence on its border with Turkey to prevent illegal entry. (Associated Press)

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Video of the attack on U.S. Navy sailors in Turkey posted on youtube.

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Video of the attack on U.S. Navy sailors in Turkey posted on youtube.

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In this Oct. 28, 2014, file photo, smoke and flames rise from an Islamic State fighters' position in the town of Kobani during airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition seen from the outskirts of Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been under international criticism for preventing heavy weapons or forces to use his territory to help Kurds in Kobani. Allowing peshmerga fighters to cross into Syria appears to be the product of a compromise, a former Turkish diplomat says.