October 23, 2009
Turkey Expects Surrender Trend In PKK
ANKARA [MENL] — Turkey expects insurgents to increase defection from the Kurdish Workers Party in Iraq.
Officials said the government of Prime Minister Recep Erdogan has been wooing PKK insurgents away from their commanders in northern Iraq. They said up to 200 insurgents could defect from PKK bases in Iraq’s Kandil mountains by the end of 2009.