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Turkish Armed Forces neutralized 10 PKK militants in Northern Syria

ANKARA, 2 January – RIA Novosti. Turkish Armed Forces neutralized 10 militants affiliated with the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Syria. National Defense Department countries.

The Ministry of National Defense said in a statement on its Twitter account, “10 PKK/YPG terrorists who opened fire on the Euphrates Shield and Olive Branch operation areas were neutralized thanks to the successful intervention of our commandos.”

The armed conflict with the Kurdistan Workers Party in Turkey started in 1984 and resumed in 2015. There are PKK bases in Northern Iraq where the Turkish Armed Forces conduct air and ground operations. The presence of the Turkish military in the Zlikan camp northeast of Mosul has long been a source of controversy between Baghdad and Ankara, justifying its presence as a need to fight the banned PKK in Turkey.

Source: Ria

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