(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
In the face of attacks by the PKK terrorist organization,
Türkiye“has the right to self-defense,” said James Jeffrey, a
former U.S. ambassador in Ankara and Baghdad, trend reports citing
“Türkiye has been plagued by PKK terrorist attacks for almost
four decades and has the right of self-defense,” Jeffrey told Daily
Early Sunday, Türkiye launched Operation Claw-Sword, a
cross-border aerial campaign against the PKK terrorist group and
its Syrian wing, the YPG, which have illegal hideouts across the
Iraqi and Syrian borders where they plan attacks on Turkish soil.
The country's air operation followed a PKK/YPG terrorist attack on
Nov. 13 on Istanbul's crowded Istiklal Street that killed six
people and left 81 injured.
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