Turkey vows to eradicate terrorism

Published 21 July 2011

Following an attack by the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) that killed thirteen Turkish soldiers last week, Turkey-’ prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to eradicate terrorism; “The goal of the attacks and forces behind them are quite obvious. Republic of Turkey has the power and determination to overcome terrorism just like other problems,” Erdogan said; he added, “Turkey will be successful in its fight to beat terrorism and forces behind it without giving up on democracy, law and brotherhood”; PKK forces ambushed Turkish troops killing thirteen and wounding seven in the country’s Diyabakir province; seven PKK militants were killed in the fighting

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