Turkey confirms the incursion of its forces 27 kilometers inside Iraq

BAGHDAD, Turkish Interior Minister Suleiman Suwailo said that his country's forces had crossed 26-27 kilometers inside Iraqi territory as part of its advance towards the Qandil mountains.In a speech to supporters of the ruling Justice and Development P...

BAGHDAD, Turkish Interior Minister Suleiman Suwailo said that his country's forces had crossed 26-27 kilometers inside Iraqi territory as part of its advance towards the Qandil mountains.

In a speech to supporters of the ruling Justice and Development Party,Suwailo said "Our youth are currently in the depth of 26-27 KM in northern Iraq, and the nearby Qandil mountains. We used to say that we would get to Qandil in one way or another.

In the meantime, the General Staff of the Turkish army announced that two of its soldiers were killed and a third was injured by PKK fighters who targeted them with a rocket, while they were constructing roads in that area.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency