[If this report is correct, then it will probably mean that the PKK will substantially increase its strength in Northern Iraq, just in time for the battle for permanent partition of the country really heats-up.]
PKK Militants Leaving Turkey
Militants of the terrorist organization PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) are promptly leaving the territory of Turkey, the Turkish newspaper Taraf wrote.
According to the newspaper, the leader of the organization, Abdullah Ocalan, who is serving a life sentence in Imrali island prison, ordered the militants to leave the areas, where a probability of clashes with Turkish troops is high, CNN Turk reported.
Commenting on this report, President Abdullah Gul said on Sunday that Turkey would not allow any terrorist group to operate on its soil.
“If they have understood this, it is a good development,” – Gul said.