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Turkey, Iraq to launch joint operation against PKK

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and will carry out a joint cross-border operation against the (PKK), Turkish said on Thursday.

"Even if the Afrin operation has not yet been completed, we have the capacity to carry out both operations simultaneously," Cavusoglu was quoted by the Turk as saying in during his visit to

The operation may start after holds parliamentary polls scheduled for May, quoted Cavusoglu as saying.

On January 20, had launched "Operation Olive Branch" to clear Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militants from Afrin in

The YPG is regarded by as the Syrian affiliate of the PKK, listed as a terrorist organisation by Turkey, the US and



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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 18:24 IST