Turkish opposition urges for complete elimination of militants in Syria, Iraq
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 24
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Head of Turkey's oppositional Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Devlet Bahceli has called on the armed forces to completely destroy the positions of People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria and Iraq, Turkish YeniSafak newspaper reported Feb. 24.
Bahceli noted that currently, Turkey faces a serious threat and the country's army should shell the positions of the militants.
Turkey has been periodically shelling the positions of terrorists throughout two weeks in response to the shelling of its territories by PKK's Syrian wing - Democratic Union Party (PYD).
Turkey launched a missile attack on PYD positions for the first time on Feb.19.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the National Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz have said that the country will continue shelling the PYD positions.
The Democratic Union Party was listed as a terrorist organization in Turkey.
Edited by SI
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