Armed Forces Official Says Iran Not Involved in Turkey Operation against PKK

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An official of the Iranian Armed Forces announced that the country has no role in Turkish military’s ongoing operation against outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

Armed Forces Official Says Iran Not Involved in Turkey Operation against PKK

The informed official at the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces confirmed on Monday that Turkey has started an operation against PKK in its eastern border regions.

“It should be said that the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran are not involved in this operation,” the informed official added.

The comment came after western media reports had claimed that Turkey has started a joint military operation with Iran against Kurdish militants.

The reports quoted Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu as saying that the operation against PKK, began Monday on Turkey’s eastern border.

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