Turkey, Ocalan map out steps to end Kurdish conflict

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TimUpham wrote:

At least now Turkey is recognizing its Kurdish minority, when in the past its was denied. They could not be referred to as Kurds, but instead as Mountain Turks. They could not speak Kurdish, but were required to speak Turkish. If Turkey can take steps to recognize its Kurdish minority, then it can assist in the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. But the big difference is that both the Turks and Kurds are Muslims. But at least this is laying to rest the ugly ideology of Turkism, and that Turkey is a nation where people speak other languages, besides Turkish.

Jan 08, 2013 5:17pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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