Turkish Government to Consider Establishment of Buffer Zone in Iraq

Türkiye Materials 9 October 2008 20:29 (UTC +04:00)

Turkey, Ankara, 9 October /corr. Тrend News А.Аleskerov / The Leader of the Turkish National Movement Party (NMP), Devlet Bakhcheli, proposed to create a buffer zone in the territory of North Iraq to combat the terrorist organization PKK. According to Bakhcheli, this zone will not allow the terrorists to use the mountain locality for their purposes, Star newspaper reported. The NMP Leader said that all conditions provided by international law were formed for їpursuit of hot tracesї.

The Prime Minister of Turkey, Rajab Tayyip Erdogan, during press conference confirmed that received the proposal of opposition regarding establishment of buffer zone in the contiguous territory of North Iraq. It will be considered by the government and servicemen at the meeting on the problem of terrorism tomorrow. їIf it will be considered necessary, certain steps will be taken,ї said the Prime Minister of Turkey.