March 20, 2019 / 3:47 PM / a month ago

Iran denies again joint operation with Turkey against PKK: Tasnim news

LONDON (Reuters) - A spokesman for Iran’s armed forces said on Wednesday there was no joint operation with Turkey near their border, as Tehran denied for the second time any involvement in Turkish attacks against militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).

“Iranian armed forces have had no joint operation with the Turkish army in the border area,” Abolfazl Shekarchi was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency.

Reporting by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin; Editing by Catherine Evans

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