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Türkiye is involved in a non-international armed conflict on its territory against the Kurdistan Worker's Party. The conflict extends into Iraq, hence Türkiye is also involved in the non-international armed conflicts in Iraq and an international armed conflict with Iraq. Türkiye is also a party to the non-international and international armed conflicts in Syria and occupies part of northern Syria.

Türkiye is currently a party to a series of armed conflicts. For further information on who is considered a party to an armed conflict, see ‘contemporary challenges – multinational forces: who is a party to the conflict?’ in our classification section.



Last updated: Thursday 29th September 2022