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U.S. Department of State: Imrali talks a positive development

Turkey Materials 11 January 2013 06:55
The Spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State, Victoria Nuland on Thursday said that they believed the talks between the Turkish government and the head of the terrorist organization PKK, Abdullah Ocalan at the Imrali island were a "positive development", Anadolu Agency reported.
U.S. Department of State: Imrali talks a positive development

The Spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State, Victoria Nuland on Thursday said that they believed the talks between the Turkish government and the head of the terrorist organization PKK, Abdullah Ocalan at the Imrali island were a "positive development", Anadolu Agency reported.

Speaking at a daily press conference, Victoria Nuland indicated that they encouraged Turkey to handle the issue of domestic terror by getting in touch with the Kurds and other marginal societies and to consider the issue from various angles and with a wide approach.

"As the United States, we are with Turkey in their fight against the terrorist organization PKK. We are always interested in the progress that Turkey makes against the PKK," Nuland noted.

We are open to any demand from Turkey for assistance, Nuland also said in response to a question.

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