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Kurds under pressure as Turkey plans Iraq action

The Turkish government wants to clamp down on recent attacks carried out by the Kurdish Workers’ Party, writes Raymond Barrett in Kuwait.

20th October, 2007

The Turkish government wants to clamp down on recent attacks carried out by the Kurdish Workers’ Party, writes Raymond Barrett in Kuwait.

Fears of another regional conflict within Iraq’s borders are rising after the Turkish parliament authorised the use of military force against Kurdish fighters sheltering inside Iraq.

The move was in response to a recent upsurge in attacks by the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK), which has seen more than 30 people...

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