Posted April, 17 2012 at 12:20:38 to News
Turkish aircraft attacked Kurdish positions in the back of PKK fighters in northern Iraq. In the message the command of the armed forces of Turkey, held a large-scale operation involving the Air Force. The operation started on Friday and were killed 15 PKK rebels. Decision for surgery was taken after information received in preparation of terrorist attacks on Turkish sites. From the command does not provide the Turkish soldiers killed, RIA Novosti. In late February, the Turkish army officially withdraw troops from standby for operations in northern Iraq. However, the General Staff announced that operations will continue.
Since 1986 Turkey has carried out 25 air-ground operation in northern Iraq. The conflict between the official authorities in Turkey and the Kurdistan Workers' Party / PKK / has taken more than 40 000 deaths a quarter century.