Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 24
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Turkish Air Force has conducted operations against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in Iraq's north, Trend reports referring to the General Staff of Turkey.
The operations were conducted in the Zap and Hakurk regions of Iraq.
"Six PKK terrorists were eliminated during the operations," the General Staff noted.
The conflict between Turkey and PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has lasted more than 25 years, claiming more than 40,000 lives. PKK is recognized as a terrorist organization by the UN and the EU.
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