ANKARA

Two YPG/PKK terrorists have surrendered to security forces in southeastern Turkey, the country’s National Defense Ministry said Wednesday.

One YPG/PKK terrorist who fled from the north of Syria surrendered to the border police station in Nusaybin district of Mardin province, the ministry said on Twitter.

Another PKK terrorist who left the shelter areas in the north of Iraq laid down arms in southeastern Silopi, it added.

“As a result of our decisive operations, PKK terrorists continue to surrender,” the ministry said.

In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK — listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US and the EU — has been responsible for the deaths of nearly 40,000 people, including women, children, and infants. The YPG is PKK’s Syrian offshoot.

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