US urges PKK to stop terrorist activity

US State Dept. urges PKK to renounce violence, return to a peace process

US urges PKK to stop terrorist activity

World Bulletin / News Desk

The U.S. call PKK, in particular, to stop terrorist activity and to return to the peace process, said U.S. State Department spokesperson John Kirby Wednesday. 

"Violence, terrorist violence like that’s not going to get anybody anywhere and it’s not going to decrease the tensions there in the region. Particularly the PKK must return to the peace process," spokesperson said, when asked to comment latest developments in Turkey's southeast.

One of the questions on the press briefing was regarding the U.S. readiness to mediate the parties, as one of the PKK leaders asked to. Kirby replied saying conflicting sides can come to an agreement themselves.

"We’ve long said – we’ve long urged the PKK to renounce violence and return to a peace process.We want the PKK to renounce violence and return to the peace process," he said. 

 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 19 Ağustos 2015, 16:21
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