Turkey has neutralized 433 PKK/YPG terrorists since the starting of 2019, the country’s home minister stated Tuesday.
“There are a little more than six hundred terrorists in the mountains. It had been 12,000-13,000 in the 1990s and also 2000s,” stated Suleyman Soylu.
The name of the terrorist group, called PKK/YPG, will never be mentioned again. They will be defeated, Soylu added.
In it is more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK — detailed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. along with the EU — has been responsible for the deaths of just about 40,000 people, including a lot of women and children.
The YPG, the PKK’s Syrian branch, has was able to occupy one-third of Syria under the way of fighting against the Daesh terrorist group with U.S. support.