Joint Turkey – Iran operation against PKK

Turkey and Iran have jointly launched a joint operation against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu announced, according to state-run Turkish media.

“This morning at 08:00 (local time, 05:00 GST) on our eastern border, we started to conduct an operation with Iran against the PKK and we will announce the result,” Soylu said, according to Anadolu news agency. The state-run television network TRT Haber has also reported Soylu comments on the operation.