The pro-Kurdish Peoples Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey officially submitted its list of candidates for a general election on November 1, following inconclusive polls in June. Since that time, the PKK has killed at least 120 Turkish soldiers and police.
“We mostly expect Turkey to adhere to the principles of relationships that exist between our countries”.
There have been a series of clashes between the PKK and security forces in which hundreds have been killed since a long-standing ceasefire fell apart in July.
The HDP entered Parliament for the first time in the June 7 election, which left no party with a majority large enough to form a government.
As of September 2015, the human tragedy and overall death toll have already reached catastrophic levels. Kurds want to be heard across the world, they are claiming their rights.
Senator Jhagra interacted with a number of AK Party leaders and a number of foreign dignitaries attending the Congress, which included TRNC Prime Minister Omer Kalyoncu.
Salvaging Turkey’s Middle Eastern role beyond the conflict? However, the stalling of the European Union accession talks, the collapse of the Peace Process and the dramatic return to the national security oriented discourse have completely changed the game in town.
The PKK has hit back hard, killing scores of soldiers and police in a string of attacks in the mainly Kurdish southeast, triggering reprisal attacks by nationalist mobs on Kurdish parties and businesses in other regions.
Since the American invasion of Iraq in 2003, the regional balance of power has oscillated between Kurds and Arabs as well as Shias and Sunnis. However, peace and stability has neither been established in Iraq nor in its neighbour, Syria, which has also plunged into chaos following the uprisings of 2011 and the rise of ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham).
These included his son-in-regulation Berat Albayrak (Esra’s husband), one of many president’s prime authorized advisors Burhan Kuzu and former inside minister Efkan Ala. On Monday, 16 Turkish servicemen died during a Kurdish bomb attack on a Turkish convoy.
Davutoglu also addressed the Turkish economy, claiming there was not a “fluctuation crisis” in Turkey separate from global trends despite the Turkish lira falling to record lows against the US dollar.
Some 75,288,955 million people will participate in voting at the re-run parliamentary election in Turkey.