Turkey stands accused of being behind an attack on the agricultural airport of Arbat in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan on Monday. The drone strike killed three member of an anti-terror unit, three others were wounded.
Also on Monday, a second attack in Iraqi Kurdistan targeted the Kurdistan National Congress office in the city of Erbil. One fatality was confirmed.
Responding to the attacks, the Kurdistan Communities Union released a statement on Tuesday discussing the recent surge of Turkish aggression in Iraqi Kurdistan. The group pointed the finger at the Kurdistan Democratic party, claiming they facilitated the attacks with Turkey.
In other news, Turkish President Erdoğan faltered during an interview with PBS on Monday when the line of questioning turned to the controversial detentions of opposition politicians, such as former Peoples’ Democratic Party co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş.
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