World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said that Turkish security forces would continue operations against the PKK as long as the organization did not end its attacks on Turkish targets.
Speaking at a meeting of the provincial leaders of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party in Turkish capital of Ankara, Prime Minister Erdogan stressed that it was the duty of Turkish security forces to fight against PKK.
"The terrorist organization PKK and its offset will have to make a decision. It is either Mount Qandil or the Turkish Parliament. If they do think about remaining in the Turkish Parliament, they would receive respect. However, if they say 'no' to the parliament, there is only one place left for them and that is Qandil. They may go ahead and move to Qandil," Erdogan underlined.
Prime Minister Erdogan's comments on Sunday came after several deputies of the opposition Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) were recently seen and photographed hugging several PKK militants in south-eastern Turkey.
PKK conflict has killed over 30,000 Turkish citizens, including military personnel and police officers since 1984. It is recognized as a terrorist organization by many countries in the world, including the European Union (EU) and the United States.
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