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PARIS – More than 1,000 Kurds and leftist Turks have marched in Paris to protest airstrikes by Turkey on Kurdish militant camps in northern Iraq.
One banner held high at Saturday's march read, "To hit the PKK is collaborating with Daesh," a reference to the Kurdistan Workers' Party whose affiliates have helped battle the Islamic State group, called "Daesh" in France.
The march was originally called to protest Monday's Islamic State suicide attack in the southeast Turkish town of Suruc that killed 32 people. But Turkish airstrikes on PKK camps in Iraq changed the agenda of the protest march from the Gare de l'Est train station to the Place de la Republique.