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Turkey to address security concerns on Syria border: Erdoğan

Turkey will address its security concerns in northern Syria with new operations against the YPG group, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on June 5.

"We will address security concerns with new operations," the president said, addressing his ruling Justice and Development Party's 30th Consultation and Assessment meeting.

Deputy minister discusses Turkey’s planned military operation into Syria with US official

Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Önal held a telephone conversation on June 2 with Permanent Representative of the US to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield discussing the developments in Syria including Turkey's planned military operation into the neighboring country.

New operation launched against PKK in Turkey’s east

Turkish security forces have launched a new domestic counterterrorism operation called "Eren Winter-20" against the PKK terrorist group in the southeastern province of Mardin.

A total of 585 security personnel, including gendarmerie forces and operational teams, will take part in Operation Eren Winter-20, the Defense Ministry said in a statement.

At least seven terrorists neutralized in Syria, Iraq

Turkish forces "neutralized" four YPG/PKK terrorists in Syria's north, the Defense Ministry said.

The terrorists were targeted by Turkish commandos when they tried to infiltrate the Operation Peace Spring area, the ministry said on Twitter.

They were neutralized after opening fire on the Turkish troops, the statement noted.

Turkey says over 800 terrorists 'neutralized' in N Iraq in 7 months

The Turkish military has "neutralized" 831 terrorists in cross-border operations in northern Iraq since April, said the defense authorities on Nov. 20.

According to the Defense Ministry, Turkish soldiers have seized nearly 1,300 weapons and 316,000 ammunitions belonging to the terrorists since Operations Pençe-Şimşek and Pençe-Yıldırım were launched in April.

Turkey 'neutralizes' 2 YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria

Turkish forces "neutralized" two YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria, Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Nov. 13.

The terrorists were targeted by Turkish commandos when they tried to infiltrate the Operation Peace Spring area, the ministry said on Twitter.

Turkish authorities use the term "neutralize" to imply the terrorists in question surrendered or were killed or captured.

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