Barzani welcomes Turkish Government negotiations with Ocalan
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, welcomed the negotiations conducted by the Turkish Government with the head of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, who has been imprisoned since 13 years, to settle the armed conflicts between the two sides.
The spokesman of KR Presidency, Omeed Sabah, assured in statement received by IraqiNews.com “Barzani is so happy and optimistic for this meeting took place in Turkey with Ocalan and considers it as a positive step that is highly appreciated.”
“Barzani hopes the meeting to be an active start towards consolidating the permanent peace and to end the war, violence as well as to reach a peaceful solution for the Kurdish case in Turkey,” he continued.
Turkish source announced previously that officials from Turkish Intelligence met Ocalan in his detention to discuss a settlement for the Kurdish case.