Turkish daily newspapers on Monday covered PKK terrorists' attack in the southern Turkey that leaves 8 dead, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's surprise visit to Turkey next weekend, and an announcement of the Supreme Military Council's decision on retiring 40 military generals and admirals who are currently arrestee on coup plotting or terrorism charge. The Anadolu Agency does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
"We are under fire" daily VATAN headlined over the terrorist organization PKK's outrageous attack that left six soldiers and two village guards dead at a military outpost in the southern province of Hakkari on late Saturday. The daily stated that PKK assaulted the Gecimli military outpost with its 150 terrorists from three different spots.
Daily SABAH quoted Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying, "Al-Assad is supporting PKK" over commenting on the latest terrorist attack. Erdogan stated that it was obvious who were supporting the PKK. Erdogan said that PKK terrorists particularly supported by Bashar al-Assad were trying to infiltrate into Turkey.
Most of the Turkish dailies also covered US Secratary of State Hillary Clinton's out of blue visit to Ankara next Saturday. Daily TURKIYE headlined "Surprise visit", and published, "Hillary Clinton will be in Turkey on August 11 for bilateral consultations with Turkish government on the ongoing conflict in Syria." The daily stated that according to diplomatic sources the aim of the visit was to blow the final strike in Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria.
Another topic that most of the Turkish dailies covered on Monday is the announcement of the Supreme Military Council's annual decisions. The Council's four-day meeting ended on August 4, and a decision was made to force all of the 40 military generals and admirals who are presently under arrest on coup plotting or terrorism charge to retire. Daily VATAN said families of the commanders were furious following the council's decision.
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