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Turkey’s PM calls for joint peace deal on Kurd insurgency

Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-01-07

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (pictured) urged the opposition on Monday to join the government in forming a cross-party working group charged with resolving the country’s three-decade insurgency by Kurdish militants.

Despite his annoyance with the main opposition criticism, PM Erdoğan still appears ready for a joint effort on a recent peace initiative aimed at solving Turkey’s long-standing Kurdish issue

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan urged the main opposition to join its efforts to end Turkey’s Kurdish problem and resolve the four-decade-old question, repeating its call to form a joint working group to shape the roadmap together, a day after the social democrat leader vowed to issue an open credit to the ruling party in its bid to solve the problem.

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Date created : 2013-01-07

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