Erdogan is considering ground offensives against Kurdish militias

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is also considering ground offensives in Syria and Iraq. Turkey attacked Kurdish positions in northern Syria and northern Iraq yesterday.

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After airstrikes on Kurdish positions in Syria and Iraq, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is also considering a ground offensive.

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Turkey hit the YPG and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) with multiple airstrikes in northern Iraq and northern Syria on Sunday evening.

Turkey hit the YPG and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) with multiple airstrikes in northern Iraq and northern Syria on Sunday evening.

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At least 35 people were killed, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

At least 35 people were killed, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

via Reuters

It’s about it

  • After airstrikes on Kurdish positions in Syria and Iraq, Turkish President Erdogan is also considering a ground offensive.

  • Turkey attacked Kurdish positions in northern Syria and northern Iraq on Sunday.

  • At least 35 people were killed.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is following suit raids ground offensives on Kurdish positions in Syria and Iraq. There is no doubt that one is not limited to air operations, “a decision has to be made on how many ground forces have to participate and then actions are taken,” Erdogan said on Monday, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency. He wasn’t more specific.

The airstrikes killed at least 35 people

Turkey hit the YPG and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) with multiple airstrikes in northern Iraq and northern Syria on Sunday evening. At least 35 people were killed, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. Kurdish militia announced retaliation. On Sunday and Monday, Turkey reported shelling with dead and wounded on the border with Syria.

The Turkish government had its raids in connection with sa Attack on Istiklal shopping street in Istanbul brought on sunday a week ago. They see the YPG and the PKK as the masterminds of the attack, both of which have denied it. The investigation in Turkey is still ongoing. The Turkish government classifies the YPG and PKK as terrorist organizations.

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