Turkey considers ground operations against PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan: FM

ANKARA,— 25 Oct 2016 MESOP  – Turkey could carry out ground operations against Kurdish PKK in Iraqi Kurdistan, Turkish foreign minister said on Tuesday.

Turkey will take more effective measures against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in Iraqi Kurdistan, potentially including ground operations there, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday.In an interview with the Kanal 24 television channel, Cavusoglu said it was unacceptable for the PKK, which has waged a three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state, to use various towns in Iraqi Kurdistan as a base. www.mesop.de