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Turkish Cease-Fire With Kurish Militants Hangs By A Thread

NPR | Oct. 29, 2013 9:15 a.m.

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Peter Kenyon

A tenuous peace process between Kurdish fighters and Turkey’s military is hanging by a thread, according to Kurdish officials. Militant Kurdistan Workers’ Party commanders in northern Iraq say they’re ready to resume attacks in southeastern Turkey if the government doesn’t accelerate the implementation of civil and political reforms long sought by Turkish Kurds. After nearly a year of peace, the cease-fire could collapse — and would be quite hard to restore, analysts say.

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