Ocalan himself recently suggested that his colleagues in the Kandil Mountains were not as enthusiastic about his peace efforts:

“Even the PKK does not understand me. . . . Qandil [Kandil] is pessimistic; it would be good if they get over it. . . . I’m angry with them.”

Cited in Yackley, “Kurdish Rebel Leader Ocalan Airs Frustrations in Turkey Peace Process.”  – Citation in M. Ahmed’s & Michael Gunter’s Book