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Thursday, December 14th, 2017

FM: Turkey to cooperate with Iraq to defeat PKK


Baghdad (IINA) – Turkey will cooperate with Iraq to defeat the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (Partiya KarkerA�n KurdistanA� -PKK) terror group in the country, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said here on Wednesday, as he reiterated Turkey’s determination to fight Daesh and support Iraq’s territorial integrity.

Speaking at a news conference with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim Jafari in Baghdad, Cavusoglu said that the PKK terrorist group also poses a threat to Iraq’s security, Daily Sabah reported.

“We will work together to ensure that the PKK is defeated in Iraq,” Cavusoglu said, highlighting that the PKK poses a threat, the same way Daesh terrorists do.

Source: International Islamic News Agency