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KRG leader Barzani calls on PKK to lay down arms

Today's Zaman reports:

The terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) should lay down its weapons for a peaceful solution to the Kurdish issue, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Massoud Barzani said on Friday during an official visit to Turkey.

“You won't get anywhere with weapons. The PKK should lay down its arms,” Barzani told reporters in Ankara on Friday on the last day of his two-day visit to Turkey. “I will not let the PKK prevail in northern Iraq,” he added, stating that the Kurdish issue can only be solved through peaceful means.

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