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Iran Says Not Involved In Turkey Operation Against PKK


An official of the Iranian Armed Forces announced that the country has no role in Turkish military’s ongoing operation against outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

The informed official at the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces confirmed on Monday that Turkey has started an operation against PKK in its eastern border regions.

“It should be said that the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran are not involved in this operation,” the informed official added.

The comment came after western media reports had claimed that Turkey has started a joint military operation with Iran against Kurdish militants.

The reports quoted Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu as saying that the operation against PKK, began Monday on Turkey’s eastern border.

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Tasnim News Agency

Tasnim News Agency is a private news agency in Iran launched in 2012. Its purpose is to cover a variety of political, social, economic and international subjects along with other fields

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