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4 februar 2013

Vendepunkt i forholdet mellem Tyrkiet og PKK?

Filed under: Irak, Kurdistan, Muslim World, Terrorism, Tyrkiet, Vold — Tags: , , — Hodja @ 21:36

Jailed terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Öcalan might order PKK militants to pull out of Turkish territories over the next 10 days, Turkish media reported on Monday.

According to a news story that appeared in the Taraf daily, PKK leader Öcalan, who is currently jailed on İmralı Island in the Sea of Marmara, south of İstanbul, is expected to urge PKK militants based in the rural areas of southeast and east Turkey to withdraw beyond the country’s borders. The Turkish government has been carrying on negotiations with Öcalan since November of last year. Government officials have repeatedly said the primary purpose of the talks is to disarm the PKK. Although much skepticism has been directed at this possibility, the talks have continued so far without interruptions in spite of fears that the execution of three PKK women in Paris might harm the talks.

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