Turkey Confirms Attacks On PKK Militant Camps In Iraq: Statement

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish fighter jets launched attacks on camps of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq overnight, the prime minister's office said on Saturday, in what is likely to be a major blow to the stalled Kurdish peace process. Ground forces hit the PKK as well as Islamic State fighters in northern Syria, it said, as part of Ankara's campaign to take a prominent role in the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamist militant group.

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