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Turkish forces neutralize three PKK militants in northern Iraq

PKK fighters. File photoANKARA, May 22Turkish Armed Forces neutralized three militants of the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) during an operation in northern Iraq, the country's Ministry of National Defense reports. The Turkish Ministry of Defense launched a military operation against militants in April banned in the country of the PKK, it takes place in the northern part of Iraq. Special Forces and the Air Force are involved in the operation. The Office of the President of Iraq stated that the Turkish operation posed a threat to the country's national security, and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the Turkish side aims to ensure the security of its borders. -Kaplan” 3 PKK terrorists neutralized in northern Iraq,” the report says. The armed conflict with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) banned in Turkey began in Turkey in 1984 and resumed in 2015. In northern Iraq, there are PKK bases against which the Turkish Armed Forces conduct air and ground operations. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan previously announced the destruction of 6,000 members of the PKK inside the country and 6,900 abroad since July 2015, the losses of Turkish security forces amounted to more than 1,200 people.Turkish special forces neutralized 12 Kurdish militants, media reported


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