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Ankara drafts Kurdish peace plans

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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-03-26

The Turkish government has started drafting plans for a political solution to the unrest that has plagued the country’s Kurdish region for decades. The plan includes provisions for the withdrawal of PKK militants.

The Turkish government has started to draft its scenarios in order to take further steps to realize a political solution to the country’s Kurdish problem following the declaration of a cease-fire by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) as a result of dialogue initiated by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan last autumn, high-ranking sources in Ankara have told the Hürriyet Daily News.

According to the sources who asked not to be named, there is a three-stage plan for the year ahead, approximately up until the local elections in March 2014....
 

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Date created : 2013-03-26

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