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Turkey's Trans-Border Operations in Northern Iraq: Before and after the Invasion of Iraq

@inproceedings{Keskin2008TurkeysTO,
  title={Turkey's Trans-Border Operations in Northern Iraq: Before and after the Invasion of Iraq},
  author={Funda Keskin},
  year={2008}
}
Northern Iraq provides an area of retreat for the PKK. Turkey carried out trans-border operations into northern Iraq between 1988-1999. Although Iraq applied to the Security Council, this issue never made its way to a Council meeting. Turkey mostly relied on the Resolution 688 and right of self-defence as the legal basis. Since 2003, it is Iraq’s responsibility to stop PKK activities. When it is asked from the US and Iraqi government, both states claim that they are unable to do it due to… 
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