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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...

MP says Israeli regime backing PKK region in N Iraq

MP says Israeli regime backing PKK region in N Iraq

TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (Press Shia Agency) – said Member of Iraqi Parliament's Security and Defense Commission Iskandar Watut warned Iraaqi officials that PKK is setting up a new region in northern Iraq. “Masoud Barzani, receiving help from Israeli regime is forming a new region in northern Iraq,” said Member of Iraqi Parliament's Security and Defense Commission Iskandar Watut. The Iraqi...

Turkey vows to pursue PKK slaying of Iranian border guard

Turkey vows to pursue PKK slaying of Iranian border guard

TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (Press Shia) – Turkey has expressed condolences over the death of an Iranian border guard reportedly killed by PKK terrorists in Maku border region, and vowed to pursue the issue.Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has, in a phone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is currently in...

US 'continuing mistake' of backing PKK, PYD

US 'continuing mistake' of backing PKK, PYD

TEHRAN, Nov. 16 (Press Shia) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Turkey 'cannot accept' US cooperation with terrorist groups.The US is “continuing its mistake” of backing terror groups such as the PKK/PYD in the region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, according to Anadolu. Speaking before the parliament's plenary and budget committee, Cavusoglu slammed the...

Turkish lawmakers slam US on PKK/PYD deal with ISIL

Turkish lawmakers slam US on PKK/PYD deal with ISIL

TEHRAN, Nov. 15 (Press Shia) – Lawmakers of the Turkish ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party on Wednesday criticized the US over the deal between PKK/PYD and ISIL. The deal allowed hundreds of ISIL terrorists to escape the besieged city of Raqqah. "Syria will be the second Vietnam for America," said Metin Kulunk in a news conference on Wednesday, reported Anadolu. Kulunk, a lawmaker...

Turkey proposed to Russia joint plan of action on Syria's Afrin

Turkey proposed to Russia joint plan of action on Syria's Afrin

MOSCOW, Nov. 13 (Press Shia Agency) –Turkey wants its S-400 agreement with Russia implemented swiftly, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.In September, Moscow and Ankara reached an agreement on the delivery of S-400 systems to Turkey. On September 29, Russian presidential aide Vladimir Kozhin confirmed that Turkey had made an up-front payment for the...

Ankara ready to help Iraq to eliminate PKK

Ankara ready to help Iraq to eliminate PKK

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (Press Shia Agency) – Turkish Foreign Ministry says the country is ready to cooperate with Iraqi forces to eliminate PKK terrorists. Ankara is ready to cooperate with Iraqi authorities to eliminate the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in the country, according to a statement from the Turkish Foreign Ministry. According to RT, The Ministry also said that Turkey supports...