Jan 5, 2013

Turkey has begun talk with Kurdish rebel leader in jail(20130105)

The Turkish government is in talks with the jailed Kurdish rebel leader, Abdullah Ocalan. An adviser to Turkish Prime Minister has confirmed that Turkish intelligence officers have begun talks with the leader of the Kurdish group, PKK. PKK, or Kurdistan Workers Party, has been fighting the Turkish state since 1984. The fight for a separate Kurdish territory has claimed almost 40,000 lives. Turkey would like the rebel to surrender their weapons this spring.

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