MESOP LATEST : PKK & Barzani agree on activating Syria Kurdish body

14.12.2013 – Kurdpress – The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) officials and Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani have reportedly buried hatchets and reached consensus on re-activating Syria Kurds National Council.

Speaking with Sterk TV, Salih Muslim, the co- Leader of Syria Pro- Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), affiliated with the PKK, announced West People Council (close to PKK) and Syria Kurds Patriotic Council (close to Barzani) have reached consensus after meetings in Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan Region.

We consider the agreement historic and thank both PKK official and Barzani- led Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). Muslim further appreciated Diyarbakir Parliament Deputy Layla Zana and the city’s Mayor Osman Baydemir for their intervention and brining the two sides together. The PKK- affiliated Firat news has confirmed meetings have been held between the two sides and they agreed to attend in the upcoming Geneva II under Kurds National Council.