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No Agreement With Turkey on Operation Against PKK in Iraq

No Agreement With Turkey on Operation Against PKK in IraqNo Agreement With Turkey on Operation Against PKK in Iraq

The General Staff of the Armed Forces has denied statements by a senior Turkish military official on Iran’s support for joint military action in northern Iraq against the banned PKK militants.
Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi, a spokesman for the General Staff of the Armed Forces, described remarks by the Turkish defense minister, who said Iran voiced support for the operation, as “inaccurate”.
“Despite its support for any anti-terrorism measures, the Islamic Republic of Iran views a military campaign inside a third country on the pretext of battling terrorism, without permission from the ruling and legal government of that country, as an illegitimate action,” Mehr News Agency quoted the general as saying.
 

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