Layla Zana to make accord between Barzani and PKK

30 1- 2014 – Kurdpress – Turkey Kurdish Diyarbakir independent Deputy Layla Zana is due to settle differences between Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), led by jailed leader Abdullah Ocalan, Diyarbakir Analytic news base said.

Zana will soon give a letter written by Ocalan, which contains details about the agreements, to Barzani.

According to a news source, Zana will go to Qandil in the next two days to discuss the contents of the letter with PKK leaders. The same source also added that Zana will then travel to Europe to present Ocalan’s letter to Barzani who is touring European countries.

The letter details an important agreement reached between the Barzani-led Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the PKK about the Kurds National Congress (KNC) and the problems pertaining to Kurdish cities in Syria.

The source noted there was a good understanding achieved between both sides regarding the problems. “We hope both sides will behave according to the agreement in order to remove all hindrances of starting the KNC,” the Representative of Foreign Relations for the PKK, Damhat Agid, quoted by BasNews as saying.

Agid reported that they have asked for official confirmation about what is really occurring in the predominantly Kurdish cities in Syria. They have also asked that the Iraqi Kurdish region make a formal announcement about the KNC.

“The issues over Kurdish cities in Syria and the KNC are opportunities for Kurdish political parties to work together to have better relationships with each other,” Agid noted.