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01 December 2007

Turkey To Take On PKK Terrorists In Iraq Where, When And How It Hurts ...

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Turkey authorises Iraq strike.



The Turkish government has authorised the army to carry out strikes against separatist Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's prime minister, said: "We made a decision at the cabinet meeting on November 28

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After talks with Erdogan at the White House in early November, George Bush, the US president, called the PKK a common enemy and promised to provide Turkey with real-time intelligence on their movements.

Bush's pledge was largely seen as tacit US approval for limited cross-border Turkish strikes, mainly air raids, against the PKK.
If the truth be told, this news should come as no surprise to anyone, since it was always a completely cut & dried case of "when" - and not "if".

Read the rest of this report.

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4 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

So what? Who cares? They're Muslims fighting each other. Not our problem!

11:16 am  
Anonymous pimpernel said...

anonymous:

So how do you feel when it's only Americans killing Americans ~ on a daily basis ~ and have been doing so for well over a century? And how do you think the rest of the world should feel when it's just another yank biting the dust? And how would you feel if nobody anywhere gave a shit even the victim was a member of your family?

4:13 pm  
Anonymous Peter England said...

Turkish army fires on PKK in Iraq

Turkish troops have been amassed on the Iraqi border

The Turkish army says it has inflicted "heavy losses" on rebels from the Kurdish separatist PKK movement across the border in Iraq.


The Turks haven't wasted much time before getting down to business, have they?

Full report at link.

4:40 pm  
Anonymous phil said...

One question for you, anonymous.

Are you a man, woman or ostrich?

5:44 pm  

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