MESOPOTAMIA NEWS TODAYS BLITZ :Turkey Sends Further Reinforcements to Syrian Border


BasNews 28/04/2019 – 00:13  Middle EastERBIL – Turkey has sent additional reinforcements to the borders with Syria as the country repeatedly threatened to attack the Syrian Kurdish forces. Turkey views the US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), an armed group which is designated as a “terrorist organization” by Ankara.

The PKK is in a decades-long conflict with the Turkish army over the Kurdish question in the country.However, Turkey, as part of its recent reinforcements, sent on Friday a military convoy carrying commandos and armed personnel to Hatay province, as reported by Yeni Safak.Ankara has previously carried out two military operations against the Syrian Kurdish fighters since 2016.  More via