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Turkish security forces neutralized over 18 thousand terrorists in 6 years

Over the past month, 22 anti-terrorist operations have been carried out in Turkey and abroad. Since the beginning of the year, 1,865 militants have been neutralized, since July 24, 2015, when Turkey began a new stage in the fight against terrorism – 18,455.

Such data are provided by the Ministry of National Defense of Turkey.

According to the ministry, within the framework of operations Pençe-Şimşek and Pençe-Yıldırım in the Metin and Avashin-Basian regions in northern Iraq to this day [с 23 апреля] 244 terrorists were neutralized.

Over the past month, illegal entry into the territory of Turkey was prevented by 25,186 persons, of which 13,769 people were detained.

The Ministry of Defense also provided statistics on violations by Greece.

So, since the beginning of the year, Greece has committed 206 violations of airspace, 27 violations of territorial waters, 95 attacks on aircraft, 790 violations by ships on islands with a non-military status.

“Attempts to present the Turkish military contingent in Cyprus as invaders do not cover up the crimes of the Greeks committed on the island. They will also not benefit either Greece or the Greek community of the island, ”the Defense Ministry said.

For the first time PKK terrorists declared themselves in 1984. In subsequent years, RKK terrorists began to commit bloody acts of terrorism in order to destabilize the situation and split Turkey.

The United States and the European Union have listed PKK as terrorist organizations. The PKK terrorist organization is carrying out armed attacks on government structures and Turkish citizens.

Despite Ankara’s attempts to find ways to resolve the situation, the PKK terrorist organization has resumed armed attacks since July 2015.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said earlier that from 1984, when PKK militants first committed a bloody crime in Turkey, and until March 2020, 7,500 members of the Turkish security forces and 6,800 civilians have died at the hands of this bloody organization.

In recent years, PKK has sought to shift responsibility for the bloody crimes in the region onto its offshoots.

In Syria, PKK terrorists hide behind the names PYD and YPG, and in the past two years have called themselves the “Syrian Democratic Forces.” In Iran, the PKK acts as the Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK).

The Anadolu Agency’s website publishes in a shortened form . .(HAS).

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