In Baku said that they understand Turkey in operations against the Kurds

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Azerbaijan fully understands the profound concern of Turkey with regard to safety in connection with terrorist threats, said Sunday RIA Novosti the official representative of Azerbaijani foreign Ministry Hikmet Hajiyev.

Earlier the Turkish General staff announced the beginning of «operation Olive branch» against the forces of the Syrian Kurds in the Afrin. The operation began on Saturday at 17.00 GMT. According to the General staff, it was attended by 72 of the aircraft, just was amazed 153 goals. The Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim said Sunday the beginning of the ground operation in ‘ Afrīn. The Syrian government strongly condemned the attack of Turkey on the Afrin, which is an integral part of Syria.

«Azerbaijan as a country that has suffered from terrorism, strongly condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and supports the efforts of the international community in this fight. To ensure international and regional peace and security are very important to the eradication of the terrorist threat,» — said Hajiyev.

According to him, as was stated by the Turkish government, the objective of «operation Olive branch» by the Armed forces of the country, is the border security of Turkey, the neutralization of terrorist threats in the region and the protection of civilians living in the region, from terrorist attacks and threats.

He recalled that Turkey has been repeatedly exposed to terrorist attacks, which have killed many innocent people.

«Azerbaijan fully understands the profound concern of Turkey about security in relation to terrorist threats. We wish the brotherly Turkey and the Turkish people to never been subjected to a treacherous terrorist attack,» said Hajiyev.