October 20, 2014 -- Updated 1601 GMT (0001 HKT) Edited by Peter Wilkinson in London

Turkey says it will allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from Iraq to use Turkish territory to cross into Syria to reinforce fighters defending Kobani.

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