Iraqi Kurdish leader condemns PKK attack in Turkey's southeast

Barzani expressed sorrow over the attack, and said that such attacks would not be for the interest of Kurds as well as they would prevent efforts for finding peaceful solutions.

Iraqi Kurdish leader condemns PKK attack in Turkey's southeast

World Bulletin / News Desk

Massoud Barzani, leader of the regional administration in Iraq's north, condemned the PKK attack which killed six soldiers and two village guards in Turkey's southeastern Hakkari province.

Barzani expressed sorrow over the attack, and said that such attacks would not be for the interest of Kurds as well as they would prevent efforts for finding peaceful solutions.

War and clash would deepen and escalate the crisis, he added.

PKK militants staged an attack on several base regions and Gecimli military outpost in Cukurca town of Hakkari on August 4, killing six soldiers and two village guards. 15 troops, 1 village guard and 5 civilians were injured in the same clash. Meanwhile, 12 militants were killed during operations.

 

 

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