Turkey, Iran launch joint operation against PKK

خبرگزاری Herat Afghan Voice Agency(AVA) , 18 Mar 2019 20:17

Turkey has launched a joint operation with Iran against PKK on Turkey’s eastern border, Turkish interior minister said on Monday.

AVA- “We started joint operation with Iran against PKK on eastern border at 08.00 a.m. local time [0500GMT],” Suleyman Soylu said in Mediterranean city of Antalya.
“We will announce the outcome of the operation later. We will eliminate [terrorist PKK]," Soylu added.
In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU -- has been responsible for the deaths of nearly 40,000 people, including women and children.

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