ALARM ! Turkey delivers military personnel & equipment to border with Iraq

MESOP 27.9.2012 – Turkey has begun delivering military equipment to the border with Iraq today, the newspaper Yeni Safak reported with reference to the Turkish General Staff.

According to the General Staff, Turkey will conduct the operation against militants of the terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party, which will be called “Fall cleaning”. Earlier, head of the Iraqi parliamentary security committee Iskander Witwit said that any Turkish military aircraft that will penetrate into Iraq with the aim of the operation will be shot down. Previously, it was also reported that the Turkish government has appealed to the parliament to extend the mandate for cross-border operations against the groups of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).