The Turkish Air Force launched a number of airstrikes on Wednesday that targeted the Kurdistan Workers Party’s (PKK) positions inside the town of Sidakan in the ‘Irbil Governorate of Iraq-Kurdistan.

This is the 2nd time this year that the Turkish Air Force has deliberately violated Iraqi airspace to strike the PKK’s positions inside the country.

Unlike the U.S.-led Coalition, the Turkish Air Force does not target the so-called “Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham” (ISIS) inside Iraq; instead, they concentrate on the Kurdish forces that are affiliated with the PKK.

The PKK is considered a terrorist organization inside of Turkey – they are banned from all political institutions and their members are frequently arrested by Turkish police.

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brian g
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brian g

shoot the turkish planes down : sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander

Quentin Afrouk
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Quentin Afrouk

David Leviev Erdogan must go, not Assad. ????

JC
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To my knowledge the Iraqi’s love the Turks and I couldn’t find this story anywhere on the internet today..

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@hkwitzen did anyone find this story reported on the internet by someone reputable? let me know