March 27, 2023

Turkey carried out airstrikes in Syria, Iraq, said- our aim is to destroy the source of terrorism

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Turkey took revenge for the explosion in Istanbul
Airstrikes in Syria-Iraq, Kurds targeted
Said- our aim is to secure the southern border

Istanbul. Turkey has carried out airstrikes in northern areas of Syria and Iraq targeting Kurdish groups. Kurds have been blamed for last week’s bombings in Istanbul. Turkey’s Defense Ministry said in a statement on Sunday that fighter jets attacked targets of the banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the Syrian People’s Protection Units (YPG). Along with the statement, photographs of an F-16 aircraft taking off and video footage of a drone strike were also released. Right now, no group has any immediate comment on this.

The ministry launched an operation called ‘Claw-Sword’ late on Saturday, citing Turkey’s right to self-defense under Article 51 of the United Nations Charter. It said it targeted areas that “are used by terrorists to attack our country.” Turkey said its effort was to prevent attacks, secure its southern border and “fight terrorism.” destroy the source.

6 people died in the explosion
These airstrikes came at a time when six people were killed and more than 80 were injured in a bomb blast in the heart of Istanbul on 13 November. Turkish officials have blamed the attack on the PKK and its Syrian affiliate, the YPG. However, Kurdish groups have denied involvement. Ankara and Washington both consider the PKK a terrorist group, but disagree on the status of the YPG.

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