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White House urges speedy end to cross-border op aimed narrowly at PKK

White House urges speedy end to cross-border op aimed narrowly at PKK

White House urges speedy end to cross-border op aimed narrowly at PKK

Speaking to reporters yesterday, White House spokesman Dana Perino said that the US hopes Turkey's current cross-border operation in northern Iraq against the terrorist PKK will be short and narrowly targeted to hit only the PKK. Stating that the PKK's presence in Iraq should end, she reiterated that the terrorist group is the common enemy of both Turkey and the United States. The US hopes no civilians are hurt in the operations, she added.