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Ocalan urges PKK to move towards ending Turkey conflict

Ocalan has called for significant moves towards a peaceful solution to the longstanding conflict [AP]

Abdullah Ocalan, the jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), has urged the group to establish a congress on ending its three-decade armed struggle against the Turkish state. In a message relayed by Kurdish politicians to tens of thousands of supporters celebrating a spring festival in the southeastern city of …

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Where is Turkey in the Kurdish Peace Process?

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Despite the roiling protests of the past summer, the Kurdish peace process still remains the most important political initiative in recent decades for Turkey. Initiated in the closing days of 2012 by the dialogue between the Kurdistan Workers’ Party’s (PKK) incarcerated leader, Abdullah Ocalan, and the chief of Turkey’s national …

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