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PKK under pressure in Iraq's Kurdistan Region

Turkey is continuing its attacks on the Kurdistan Workers Party as a senior Iraqi Kurdish military official hints the group may be wearing out its welcome.

ERBIL, Iraq —  Turkey’s aggressive cross-border operations in northern Iraq against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) are not letting up, again putting the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in the difficult position of having to manage its relationships with Baghdad and Ankara as well as decreasing number of the Iraqi Kurdish population, which retains sympathy for the PKK.

On Sept. 18, a PKK rocket attack on a military base in northern Iraq killed two Turkish troops and wounded another.

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