Published On: Mon, Aug 21st, 2017

Erdoğan says Turkey considers joint military operation with Iran against PKK in Kandil

It has been expressed by Erdoğan Turkey may conduct a joint military operation with Iran against the illegal Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Kandil region. Before leaving for Jordan on August 21 Erdogan said in a statement to journalists that it was always on Turkey’s agenda to take a joint action with Iran”. Just to refresh our memories, Turkey had hosted the Iranian army chief, in Ankara last week.

Erdoğan added that the PKK was a threat for both countries and went on to say Iran and the Turkish authorities were discussing the fight against the PKK (Kurdistan Free Life Party) and (PJAK), its branch in Iran. Erdoğan also explained that Turkish and Iranian army chiefs were exchanging opinions about the mission to be taken care of as well as the diplomatic aspects of the common issue.

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