Leader of PKK in northern Iraq orders militants to halt actions

ISTANBUL – Hürriyet – 23.3.2013 – The leader of the the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, Murat Karayılan, has ordered the group’s militants to halt their actions, Doğan news agency has reported. However, he did not mention any “withdrawal” in a message he broadcast to militants via walkie-talkie.