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Turkey Launched New Operations Against PKK In Eastern, Southeastern Regions

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Turkey Launched New Operations Against PKK In Eastern, Southeastern Regions

A large-scale operation against the PKK was carried out after a curfew was announced in some neighborhoods in Diyarbakir’s Central Sur and Yenisehir districts. (Anadolu Agency)

Turkish authorities have launched new “anti-terror” operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the eastern and southeastern region.

On September 1, Turkish authorities launched “Operation Lightning-8″ in order to end the PKK presence in the southeastern Turkish city of Mardin.

The Turkish Ministry of Interior revealed in a statement that 38 members of the PKK were killed and 22 collaborators were arrested during the operation.

According to the statement, 80 caves, shelters, and depots were destroyed. A large number of arms, ammunition, and other supplies were also seized during the operation.

Turkish authorities launched a second operation, dubbed “Operation Lightning-9,” in the eastern cities of Mus and Bingol.

The Ministry of Interior said 1,022 security personnel, including Gendarmerie Special Operations forces, police, and security guards, were taking part in the anti-terror operation.

Turkey launches operations against the PKK on a regular basis. The Kurdish group, which maintain strongholds in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region and northeastern Syria, is designated as a terrorist group by Ankara, NATO and the U.S.

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Vox Populi

There is a concerted effort by Saudi Arabia, UAE and Israel to instigate a major insurrection by Kurds. The US is party to this effort as it has transported Saudi, Israel and UAE advisers via occupied Iraq. Turkey will have no other choice but to get closer to Russia and Iran.

HiaNd

Why would US push Turkey towards Russia, China, Iran?

Vox Populi

Turkey is showing signs of independence and regional ambitions. US wants slaves not masters, the Shah of Iran suffered a similar fate when his ambitions became too big for Kissinger. The US and western media, led by France are now in an open anti-Turkey propaganda campaign, not that Erdogan has not painted an easy target with his megalomaniac ambitions. The Kurds historically have been the proxies of US and Israel dating back to mullah Barzani in the 60’s and 70’s.

Servet Köseoğlu

Barzani jewish off-spring he knows very-well that he cant survive there without Turkey and İran..

Vox Populi

The Kurds are treacherous people and no wonder they bemoan that they have no friends but the mountains. In southern Turkey they perhaps have the best standard of living compared to Syria, Iraq and even Iran, but they continue to undermine every state that feeds them.

HiaNd

Sounds like you bear a grudge against them. Yet I tend to agree. Not that Turks are more trust worthy. Must be the regional genetics.

Vox Populi

Personally not, but I begrudge that they have undermined Iraq and have allowed Israel to set up bases that destabilize the whole region and now the UAE is also playing with them along with Saudis.

HiaNd

They did that because US told them so. And that is their biggest mistake to trust in US promises and hoping that they will gain independence through US support eventually.

Angry Birds

It’s the same mouthpiece that was ranting about ” Sunni crescents ” the other day :D

HiaNd

Is he ? Now when you say it I crosses my mind that he is the Sunni pro Turkey guy…

Thanks o Angry one!
I would say that he is the guy who was systematically down voting me all the time But than I get tired of all the disputes and fights and try to leave all that behind.
If I start counting every bad word and attack I will die only counting and doing nothing else…

Angry Birds

Indeed those posers are so predictable, they show no originality ^^

FANFARΟNE ? Year of the Pig ??

those are irani clowns acting like they are some kind of thriving supah powah LOL

HiaNd

I don’t have fucking clue any longer about those guys pretending to be pro-Assad than all the time criticizing Russia, propping up Iran and Turkey, Erdogan lately.
To be perfectly honest the more i watch situation in Syria the less I understand it.
Too many contradictions and not answered questions….not only them but everything.

Syria is becoming one big fuck up for the logical answer about anything….
News sources are not to be trusted ever, propaganda working 200% from all sides. I am personally left with only questions and not single solid answer.

Vox Populi

Not even remotely as I am not a Muslim or from the region. This is my second day of posting. I also don’t respond to foul language or trolls.

HiaNd

Nice idea ” Sunni crescents ”
They only have to figure it out how to wipe out several countries (to make that Sunni crescent) without being wiped out themselves…

Servet Köseoğlu

well under the baas regime of ıraq and syria they were treated like animals but at turkey they can freely make their business, can work at government institutes etc.Pkk was already destroyed at byte level in Turkey. İt was erdogans fault dreaming federation with north of ıraq and syria but Usa is the master of keeping archive(2003 ıraq operation,they have a butthurt that we didnt help them)they switched to plan B which is not working in the time being.ps:there are thousands of kürdish ”korucu:ranger” in Turkey who are loyal to Turkey and knows the terrain very well.

Vox Populi

That is a fair comment. Erdogan has opened up too many fronts and that may prove to be his downfall in the long run.

Servet Köseoğlu

he is not master at ”state issue” he is a orator..us-eu-ısrael chosed him victim..ps:Turkey with Istanbul nightclubs and Antalya beaches is an Islamist country but Israel which has based its entire existence on Biblical references is a beacon of democracy.

I call BS on that..

Vox Populi

He can classified a demagogue.

Servet Köseoğlu

ı am not a fan of him..he is mortal

Vox Populi

His has surely put Turkey on the map, but some of his policies are counter-productive for an educated society like Turkey with a history of civil society and diversity. The secular path had vastly improved Turkey from the days of authoritarian Ottomans.

Servet Köseoğlu

its his rhetoric to keep his symbiotes sticked together..He has to thank god Turkey has still secular majority and spirit..

Vox Populi

I believe so too. Turkey will not go the Iranian path to a theocracy. Its institutions are quite robust.

Servet Köseoğlu

well he has to pay attention to qualification when recruiting people to institutions..recruiting with the principle”my neighbors son,my grandfathers uncle” will lead to corruption.

Vox Populi

Unfortunately, corruption is endemic in some cultures where institutions are weak or non-existent, the Arab world, Africa, Russia, Iran, India, US, Latin America and even China and most of Asia would fall in that category as documented by Transparency International. NZ and Switzerland rank very high in transparency and honestly.

Servet Köseoğlu

Corruption is a must,destiny in countries who are located in southern hemisphere.

FANFARΟNE ? Year of the Pig ??

funny you are describing erdogan’s nepotism xD

FANFARΟNE ? Year of the Pig ??

it does not – get a reality check

HiaNd

Exactly!
And them being apartheid state on the top.

You can call “BS” on that as many times as you want.
Nothing will change for Israel even if they call “BS” on that.

Servet Köseoğlu

sure, we are talking about the country which has Jewish DNA tests as a part of its citizenship criteria is called ‘shining city on the hill’

Angry Birds

Serviette Komsuoglu that’s a bit rich coming from those served as Zio – lapdogs for nearly 8 decades :D

Vox Populi

Turkey since Mustafa Kemal has had secular policies and generally pro-western, only since Erdogan has Turkey started focusing on meddling in the largely Sunni Arab world for mostly natural resources. Turkey’s ties with Israel were part of its anger at the Arabs for being used as vassals by the British to destroy the Ottoman Empire. Every nation acts in its own interests.

Servet Köseoğlu

so you light a candle for me in ritual of circumcision?

Angry Birds

Serviette, you should know better that muzzie cifteteli gals like yourself do not undergo circumcision ^^ But they do wear the headscarf during labour :D

Servet Köseoğlu

not me and ı dont have any idea about headscarf issue..giving birth during car crash gives brain damage at cellular level..south-front is solid proof of this..

FANFARΟNE ? Year of the Pig ??

but it’s you turcoboi posting 550 comments in less than a month in this venue LMAO

HiaNd

Not that France doesn’t have reason…because of their version of the “incident” with Turk ships.
Others just kowtow US line of not being pleased with Turkey at all, because of 2nd batch of S-400, despite the US threats and sanctions.
The problem is that Russian S-400 “friend and foe” system works against NATO jets while no NATO system has that. And that is something that deeply upsets US.

You still didn’t answer my direct question (on your comment) with direct answer.
Again: What interest US has to push Turkey towards Russia, China, Iran?!

Vox Populi

US is not a very astute actor and use bullying to achieve its ends, and that normally backfires. It is not actively pushing Turkey, but threats of sanctions for buying Russian weapons does not endear the US to the Turks, Indians or anyone, especially considering that the US has less teeth and more bark now.

HiaNd

That is another story, because I had impression that you were saying that they do that willingly.
It is not the 1st time that they do that. They did excelent job with RUssia who even wanted to become part of the NATO and 2 times (once with Yeltsin and second time in early days of Putin – when he was rebuffed flatly, openly and almost ridiculed as country not worthy to be inn such nice comapny of assholes like NATO)

The country they have rejected has become the corner stone of the opposition to the Western dominance. So they have literally rejected their own victory by rejecting Russia.

Vox Populi

The Anglos have a built in hatred for Russians dating back to their support for the inbred Czars and support for counter-revolutionaries or “white Russians” after the Bolshevik revolution. US just follows Whitehall’s policies just with more crude and thuggish bent.

Servet Köseoğlu

thats a minor operation…

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