TR Military Operations in Northern Iraq

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For Total control of that region ,Turkiye should mobilize 200k soldiers and other majoriry of airforce drones and aircrafts .
The problem is that even if we win and take under control we cant keep 200k soldiers for life there so pkk can spread again , To stop it Turkiye should work for prapaganda and anri pkk proxis to keep there .
We simply can't delegate that many men and resources to Iraq. That's why they are going for this with forced cooperation of Iraqis and KDP.
 

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We simply can't delegate that many men and resources to Iraq. That's why they are going for this with forced cooperation of Iraqis and KDP.

KDP is barely a force and needs significant investment (I totally doubt this will happen), while Iraq is Iran. I'm not even convinced by the development road, but we'll have to see how Erdogan can magic it up
 

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Peshmerga and the Iraqis will provide area control and intelligence. Only combat operations will be done by us. Even at the moment some of the operational areas sector control is shared among TSK and Peshmerga.

This is the way that a normal country should work and this is what should've happened years ago.
 

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Don't know if it's true or not. And also don't know the dynamics of Iraqi Turkmens. How should be interpreted ?

Wouldn't there be drone wreckage?

Haven't seen anything yet. Also Ozdag and the Kirkuk Hashd guy keep tweeting about it being PKK, so I think it would be more likely to be Iran or a rival within Hashd or Turkmen front

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Note Hasan Turan doesn't mention PKK, only his rivals such as Ersat Salihi and his faction do, who are attempting to capitalize on it.

 
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There is a group that is supposed to be 'Turk' or 'Turkmen' claiming responsibility for burning down markets and shops in Iraq.

We made our final warning to the tribal lords who ignored our call to the so-called government of Northern Iraq to "put down their rags and wave the Turkish flag in Erbil Castle, the P*shmerga ministry should be abolished and attached to our army in the status of temporary village guards" by sabotaging the Duhok market. If the poor and pathetic Kurds do not prove that they accept the Turkish yoke by hanging our glorious flag in their shops and city squares; We will shed their blood profusely in our future sabotages.

In the morning of April 1, 2024; As we did before in Erbil and Kirkuk, we attacked the Çele market in the center of Duhok by developing a target attack and by sabotaging the shops of 'ker' Kurds, we completely destroyed 65% of the market!

Could be idiot grey wolves, could be Ersat Salihi's move to polarize, could be PKK, could be Iran driving ethnic tension to benefit it's policies. I highly doubt Turkish government is stupid enough to start doing something like this.

It will make things harder for Turkmen.

The fire is visible here:

 

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There is a group that is supposed to be 'Turk' or 'Turkmen' claiming responsibility for burning down markets and shops in Iraq.



Could be idiot grey wolves, could be Ersat Salihi's move to polarize, could be PKK, could be Iran driving ethnic tension to benefit it's policies. I highly doubt Turkish government is stupid enough to start doing something like this.

It will make things harder for Turkmen.

The fire is visible here:

Most probably PKK false flag organization.
 

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PKK Sources:

KDP wants to incircle the guerrilla with the coordination of MIT.

A Local Resource:

2 days ago, KDP forces moved from Şeladize and Deyreluk to the east of Gara within coordination with MIT. They built 4 new military posts in front of Heft Tabaq mountain. Now they are working to convert these points into permanent points. The goal is to surround Gara. To cut off the guerrilla connection between Zap-Metina and Gara and block their movement.

Along with the military force, they brought armored vehicles.

Citizens from Şeladize and Dereluk are not allowed to enter Gara region.

The Peshmerga movement of the KDP continues in the region.

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KRG/Peshmerga forces are reinforcing the Deraluk and Sheladiz regions between Gara and Linik.


Preparations for the coming operation are going non-stop. Initiatives are ongoing for the isolation of Tepe Bahar from the main logistical center in Gara. This way supplies will not be able to reach positions at Tepe Bahar or Matin. There is an intense movement of TSK units in the southeast for some time and positions are being reinforced in the north of Iraq.
 

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Unfortunately in result of a terrorist harassing fire Infantry Specialist Sergeant Hikmet ASLAN fell martyr. May Allah accept his martyrdom!

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Sources report the following:

Containers to accommodate the troops that will participate in the cross-border operation in Iraq in the near future have arrived in Hakkari's Semdinli district.

It is expected that some troops in Syria will be shifted from Syria to Iraq in order to participate in the operation. The first containers arranged to accommodate the troops that will participate in the operation have arrived in Semdinli.

After the units regroup in Semdinli, it is planned to join the cross-border operation in Iraq from there.

It is expected that reinforcements will be sent, consisting by commandos working base areas in Syria.

In addition to the commando unit from Syria, two separate commando units are expected to join the Operation Claw Lock in the coming days.

It is reported that the 3 new units will hold the already secured areas in the Claw Lock AO and the commando units that are currently deployed there will be responsible for advancing the operation further.


We also see that our boys started moving actively on the Matin tunnel again. I think this is the second explosive charge set in the last 2 weeks, targeting the Matin tunnel.

 

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The operation will probably start in June, serious preparations are ongoing, but the date of the operation may become clear after Erdogan's visit to the USA
 

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While TSK airstrikes continue daily in the areas around Tepe Bahar and Matin mountain we got report on TSK strike on two buildings in Asos, Galala village. While PKK media says that 1 civilian was killed in the strike, TSK claims that 4 PKK terrorists were killed.

This is a location in which PKK leaders are targeted often due to the close proximity to one of the main HQs of PKK (~4km).

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