Turkish general admits to continued war on Kurds
Monday 09 June 1997
The contrasting statements reflected the deep and growing division between the armed forces and the government of Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan, who is trying to put a greater Muslim stamp on Turkish society.
Up to 50,000 troops, backed by tanks and airpower, crossed the border on 18 May to wipe out rebel bases in northern Iraq. AP - Ankara
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