In three provinces in Eastern Turkey – Agra, iğdır and Kars – 27 Jul anti-terrorist operation began. About it reported the Ministry of interior of Turkey.
“The goal is the complete elimination of the separatist terrorist organization from the agenda of the country and the neutralization of terrorists in the region”, – stated in the message.
Involved in the operation 86 operational teams, involving 1,170 employees from the special forces of the gendarmerie and the police.
According to “UKRINFORM”, in June, the Turkish commandos entered the territory of Iraq and launched a military operation aimed at the destruction of the representatives of the PKK in the North of the country.
PKK is recognized as terrorist organization in Turkey, USA, EU countries. In November 2019 the Court of the EU dismissed the claim on the exclusion of the PKK from list of terrorist organizations, notes the news Agency.