Turkey will allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to fight Islamic State (IS) militants in Kobane, its foreign minister says.
Mevlut Cavusoglu added that talks on the subject were continuing, but gave no further details.
Tens of thousands of people from Kobane have fled months of fighting between besieging IS forces and Syrian Kurd defenders.
Until now Turkey has refused to allow Kurdish fighters to cross into Syria.
The government says they are linked to the PKK, which has fought a decades-long campaign for greater autonomy in Turkey and is viewed by Ankara as a terrorist organisation. read more