Turkish security forces arrest Czech YPG terrorists trying to enter Turkey illegally

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Czech YPG terrorists Marketa Vselichova and Miroslav Farkas arrested in Şırnak, southeastern Turkey. Nov. 16, 2016. (Takvim Photo)
Czech YPG terrorists Marketa Vselichova and Miroslav Farkas arrested in Şırnak, southeastern Turkey. Nov. 16, 2016. (Takvim Photo)

Turkish security forces have arrested on Wednesday two YPG terrorists holding Czech nationality in southeastern Şırnak province as they crossed the border from Syria.

Turkish media outlets reported on Thursday that Czech citizens Miroslav Farkas, known by his code name Serxwebun Botan, and Marketa Vselichova, coded Zelane Botan, were arrested as they tried to enter the country illegally.

It's the first time that Turkish security forces have organized an operation against the YPG terror group's foreign fighters. Upon the request of the prosecutor, both suspects were arrested by a court on duty.

Miroslav Farkas, male, is reported to be a sniper while Marketa Vselichova, female, is responsible for logistics and health services, as well as coordinating the arrival of new volunteer terrorists from Europe to Syria. The detainees said that they had been trained by German special forces, and in the French Legion.

The YPG is the military branch of the PKK's Syrian affiliate, the PYD. The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by the U.S. and EU which, however, do not recognize the PYD as a terrorist organization, despite Turkish authorities providing countless evidence which prove undeniable links between the PKK and the PYD.

The PKK terrorist group resumed a 30-year armed campaign against the Turkish state in July 2015. Since then PKK terrorist attacks have killed more than 800 security personnel and claimed the lives of over 310 many civilians, including women and children, while more than 10,000 PKK terrorists have been killed or apprehended in army operations.

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