Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Turkish troops killed three suspected members of the PKK Kurdish insurgents

Turkish troops have killed three Kurdish militants in a clash Tuesday in central Turkey, according to military sources. This marks the first serious outbreak of violence since parliamentary elections last Sunday. The jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan threatened last month to a "war" if the Government does not trigger conversations.

Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, whose party took a decisive victory in the elections, said that the government would hold talks with Turkey, the European Union and the United States a terrorist organization.

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