The corresponding decision will be made by the authorities on May 26, but the operation will begin only when the Turkish army is ready for it. According to Erdogan, it will begin at the southern borders of the country with Syria and Iraq, where Kurdish forces are concentrated
The Turkish Armed Forces will begin anti-terrorist operations near the southern borders of the country, a decision on this will be made in the near future, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, his appeal was published on the website of the head of state.
“We will continue our task of securing our borders in light of ongoing attacks. Soon new operations will be launched on our borders, appropriate decisions will be made at a meeting of the Security Council, — he said. According to him, this will happen on Thursday, May 26.
Erdogan specified that the operation will begin as soon as the country's armed forces, as well as intelligence and security forces, are ready.
The operation, according to Erdogan, will be carried out 30 km from the southern borders of Turkey (the country borders Syria and Iraq along this line). The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which Ankara considers a terrorist organization, has its headquarters in the area.