At least four Turkish soldiers have been killed in in northern Iraq where they routinely conduct operations against PKK bases in rugged mountains.
A state ceremony was held on Friday in the Turkish capital Ankara for 11 soldiers, who were killed in a helicopter crash a day earlier in Turkey’s Bitlis province.
At least 11 soldiers have been killed after a military helicopter crashed in Turkey’s Bitlis province, the Turkish Defence Ministry said.
After the YPG/PKK terror group carried out attacks against Turkish and FSA positions in northern Syria, the FSA launched operations to head off these attacks.
The Turkish General Staff says another 13 soldiers were wounded on Thursday during the ongoing military operation in northern Syria. Nine terrorists were also neutralised in the operation dubbed Olive Branch.
Under the bill, the armies of the two countries will also be able to carry out joint exercises, which are according to Turkey aimed at promoting regional peace.
Courts in Greece have now rejected the extradition of all eight Turkish soldiers sought by Ankara in connection with last year's coup attempt.
Eight soldiers flew a military helicopter to the northern Greek border town of Alexandroupolis on July 16, a day after an attempted military putsch in Turkey in 2016.
A search is underway in the region to find the missing soldiers.
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