The armed wing of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) ended a 3-year-long truce agreement with Turkey after Ankara completed a progression of airstrikes on PKK preparing camps and bases in Iraq.
LAGOS (Ooduarere) — The outfitted wing of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) declared that its three-year-long truce concurrence with Ankara is over after Friday airstrikes made by the Turkish Air Force on its positions in northern Iraq, the Turkish ANF news site reported Saturday.
The truce arrangement was “singularly ended” as Ankara completed a series of airstrikes on PKK training camps and bases close to its brder with Iraq, the group’s military command said in an announcement cited by the ANF news site.
Turkish forces are right now leading a nationwide counterterrorism operation, focusing on what Ankara depicts as “terrorist” associations, including the PKK, a political opposition group established in 1978.
The PKK, a political gathering isted as a terrorist association by Ankara, was made to bolster self-determination for Turkey’s Kurds, including about 25 percent of the nation’s populace.
On Wednesday, the PKK claimed responsibility regarding killing two Turkish cops in the near-by city of Ceylanpinar, asserting the policemen had sponsored IS