Erdogan to discuss activity of PKK in Turkey

Türkiye Materials 25 February 2016 11:02 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 25

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with head of the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) of the country Hakan Fidan Feb. 25, the Turkish newspaper Milliyet reported.

Erdogan and Fidan will meet to discuss the situation in the country and the activity of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorist organization, according to the newspaper.

Erdogan will also meet with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Chief of the Turkish General Staff Hulusi Akar.

PKK's attacks on military units and police stations in the south-eastern Turkey have become more frequent in recent months.

During 2015, more than 200 soldiers were killed in Turkey in the clashes with the PKK.

The conflict between Turkey and the PKK, which demands the creation of an independent Kurdish state, has continued for over 25 years and claimed more than 40,000 lives. PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by the UN and the European Union.


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