Turkey launched air strikes on Syria and Iraq – UNIAN

Turkey launched air strikes on Syria and Iraq – UNIAN
Turkey launched air strikes on Syria and Iraq – UNIAN

Ankara is positioning the operation as a response to the terrorist attacks that took place in the country last week.

Turkey’s military aviation has carried out a series of strikes against Kurdish bases in Syria and northern Iraq.

According to CNN Türk, a large convoy of military equipment of the Turkish armed forces also entered Syria.

Ankara is positioning the operation as a response to the terrorist attacks that took place in the country last week. According to the publication’s Source, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense announced the start of an “anti-terrorist air operation.” The ministry announced a “time of reckoning” for “treacherous attacks by scoundrels”, noting that the strikes were being carried out on the positions of the Kurds, whom Ankara recognizes as terrorists.

“The first information is coming in that a comprehensive air operation has been carried out. There were two terrorist attacks in Turkey. All eyes were on Syria. To date, four operations have been completed: “Euphrates Shield”, “Olive Branch”, “Source of Peace” and ” Operation Spring Shield.

Turkey launched air strikes on areas close to the operation zone in northern Syria. We are talking about the regions of Tel Rifat, Maranez, Derbessie, Malikie, Ain al-Arab, Karakok, Ain Dagna. At the same time, in Iraq, an air attack was carried out in the Sinjar, Sulaymaniyah and Qandil regions.

Terror attack in Turkey

On November 13, 2022, an explosion was heard on the pedestrian Istiklal Avenue in the historic district of Istanbul.

The next day, police detained a suspect who planted a bomb on the popular Istiklal Street in Istanbul’s Beyoglu district. The head of the Turkish Interior Ministry added that the investigation has evidence indicating that traces of the attack lead to Syria.

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