28-11-2019 12:25:25

“Only around 500 PKK terrorists left in Turkey”

Interior minister Süleyman Soylu made a speech at the Gendarmerie Provincal Commanders meeting in Ankara province.

Turkey will eliminate around 500 terrorists left inside Turkey, said country’s interior minister on Wednesday.

Suleyman Soylu said, ''Slightly over 500 terrorists were left in Turkey.''

"We will make all preparations and use all our capacity to eliminate these 500 terrorists in 2020," he added.

A total of 111 terrorists were forcibly recruited by PKK terror group while 233 others were convinced to surrender to Turkish security forces in 2019, said Turkish interior minister.

Soylu said almost 600 terrorists have been convinced by their parents to surrender to security forces in the last three years.