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Respect for sovereignty of nations, Iran’s main policy

Respect for sovereignty of nations, Iran’s main policy

TEHRAN, Jun. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi, a senior spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces showed reaction to the recent allegation of a senior Turkish official and said, “respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of countries is the main and predominant policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.Following  the claim made by a senior Turkish...

Turkey’s presidential hopeful says he would invite Assad to Ankara

Turkey’s presidential hopeful says he would invite Assad to Ankara

TEHRAN, May 26 (Press Shia) – Doğu Perinçek, the candidate in the upcoming presidential election of Turkey, told Mehr News in an interview that he sees no barrier in expanding ties between Turkey and Syria, to the point that he would invite Pres. Assad to Ankara should he become the next Turkish president.Doğu Perinçek, the Chairman of the nationalist Patriotic Party (Vatan Partisi) who is...

Erbil uses ISIL terrorists to exert pressure on Baghdad: MP

Erbil uses ISIL terrorists to exert pressure on Baghdad: MP

TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (Press Shia Agency) - Iraqi Parliament's Security and Defense Commission Member Iskandar Watut warned Iraqi officials that PKK is setting up a new stronghold in northern Iraq.Given the above issue, Iraq’s Kurdistan region owns thousands of ISIL terrorist groups in order to use them as a leverage against central government in Baghdad. He  added that the Iraqi Kurdistan...

Erbil using ISIL terrorists to exert pressure on Baghdad: MP

Erbil using ISIL terrorists to exert pressure on Baghdad: MP

TEHRAN, Mar. 24 (Press Shia) - Iraqi Parliament's Security and Defense Commission Member Iskandar Watut warned Iraqi officials that PKK is setting up a new stronghold in northern Iraq.Given the above issue, Iraq’s Kurdistan region owns thousands of ISIL terrorist groups in order to use them as a leverage against central government in Baghdad. He  added that the Iraqi Kurdistan region...

Turkey to move into Manbij: Bozdag

Turkey to move into Manbij: Bozdag

TEHRAN, Feb. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – If the PYD/PKK terror group does not leave Syria's Manbij, Turkey will move there and towards east of Euphrates River, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said Sunday.In remarks made to CNNTurk, Bozdag, who is also a spokesman for the government, said the PYD/PKK terrorists had to leave Manbij, a strategic city west of the Euphrates in northern Syria. "If...

Press TV’s crew attacked during Turkey’s operation in Syria

Press TV’s crew attacked during Turkey’s operation in Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 31 (Press Shia) – A screen grab from footage released by Press TV on January 30, 2018 showing the network's correspondent Zahra al-Derzi covering Turkish shelling in the town of Rajo near the Turkey-Syria border.Press TV’s crew has come under attack in the Syria town of Rajo in Afrin District near the Turkish border during Turkey’s military operation in Syria. ...

Turkish jets attack northern Iraq

Turkish jets attack northern Iraq

TEHRAN, Jan. 29 (Press Shia Agency) – Turkish jets have destroyed 11 PKK targets in northern Iraq, the military announced Monday.According to the Turkish General Staff, the airstrikes targeted shelters and weapon emplacements of the terrorist group in the Qandil and Asos regions. The army did not specify when the operation was launched, reported Anadolu. The PKK is listed as a terrorist...

Turkish forces hit PKK/PYD in northern Syria

Turkish forces hit PKK/PYD in northern Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (Press Shia) – Turkish security forces on Saturday hit several PKK/PYD targets in the Afrin district of Syria's Aleppo province to prevent a "terror corridor" from forming along Turkey's borders.According to information gathered by Anadolu Agency in Idlib, Turkish artillery units hit PKK/PYD forces from the Reyhanli and Kirikhan dictricts of Turkey's southern province Hatay and...

US backs PKK, PYD's 'regular army' project

US backs PKK, PYD's 'regular army' project

TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (Press Shia) – The PKK and PYD organizations are allegedly getting prepared to establish a regular army.The PKK terrorist roup and PYD are allegedly getting prepared to establish a regular army, local sources told Anadolu Agency. The so-called "border guards", trained by the US through the Pentagon and the CIA, have formed what they call "The North Army", said the sources,...

'Turkey to block PKK's Syrian terror corridor': Erdogan

'Turkey to block PKK's Syrian terror corridor': Erdogan

TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (Press Shia) – Turkey’s president said on Tuesday that it was time to counter the PKK terrorists from forming a corridor in northern Syria, along Turkey’s borders.Speaking to his party's lawmakers on Tuesday, Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke of a possible Turkish army operation into the Afrin district of Syria’s Aleppo province. "It is time to block the separatist terror...

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