Turkish Air Force bombing northern Iraq
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 17
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkish Air Force is bombing the positions of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorist group in northern Iraq, said the message from the General Staff of Turkish Armed Forces.
Turkish Air Force has destroyed 14 strongholds of the terrorists, according to the message.
Earlier, Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey will continue military operations against the PKK until the terrorist group is completely destroyed.
The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for over 25 years and has claimed more than 40,000 lives. The UN and the European Union listed the PKK as a terrorist organization.
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