Airstrikes launched by Turkey since Saturday against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in northern Iraq has led to the escalation of regional tensions and the termination of a fragile two-year-long truce.
A Turkish F-16 fighter jet takes off from Incirlik airbase in the southern city of Adana, Turkey, July 27, 2015. Turkey attacked Kurdish insurgent camps in Iraq for a second night on Sunday, security sources said, in a campaign that could end its peace process with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). REUTERS/Murad Sezer
Turkish soldiers stand as smoke billows from the Syrian town of Ayn al-Arab, or Kobani, following the attacks by IS militants as seen from the Turkish side of the border in Suruc, Turkey, Thursday, June 25, 2015. AP
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, walks alongside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Ankara, Turkey. (File: AP)