Yet, this is a crucial point for Turkey, which is engaged on several fronts in the fight against terrorism, from PKK, Daesh and FETO.
siding with the PKK affiliated PYD and its military wing, the People's Protection Units (YPG) throughout the Syrian crisis.
In addition, the HDP – the political wing of the PKK terrorist organization – supported the Nation’s Alliance in certain regions.
buffer zone, YPG/PKK), batteries were removed from Turkey in 2016.
The decision to place the Muslim Brotherhood in the same category as Daesh, Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram and the PKK – groups that have been responsible for the killing of thousands of civilians – will be refused by the international community and will bring new criticism towards Washington.
Finally, the European far-left that had always had a perverse soft spot for the PKK terror organisation found a strange comrade in the form of the U.
More to the point, despite suffering several blows in the last few years such as the Gezi Park events, the 17-25 December “judiciary” coup attempt, PKK and DAESH terror attacks, and most importantly the July 15 military coup attempt, the Turkish economy managed to keep on track, grew well and averted an economic meltdown.
A recently conducted joint military operation targeting PKK terrorists along with Turkey’s opposition to unilateral U.
The election campaigns were mostly shaped by Turkish foreign and security policies concerning the Syrian crisis, the PKK, and the fight against terrorism.
Sirnak rejected the PKK’s (and the HDP’s) calls and elected the AK Party’s candidate.
due to the cooperation between the PKK and HDP municipalities, the state appointed trustees over the last two years.
Quite the opposite, the AK Party increased its votes in the region and this tells us that the AK Party’s stiff counterterrorism measures against the PKK have also damaged the PKK’s political wing, the HDP.
To that end, Parliament passed Law No 7102 last year, which introduced the relocation of ballot boxes in order to merge ballot boxes for the prevention of possible pressures of the PKK terrorist organization on the electorate and to enable easier access to ballot boxes for the electorate who are unable to go to polling stations.
It is well-known that Western media outlets deliberately disregard the Kurdish-nationalist HDP's obvious ties to the PKK terrorist organization.
rom Ankara’s perspective, the PKK (the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party) and its Syria-based offshoot pose the most serious threat to Turkey’s national security.
that it will not attack the Syrian branch of the PKK.
Turkey has been facing a serious threat from PKK terrorism since the end of the resolution process.