WHO GIVES THE ORDERS & WHO IS LISTENING TO WHOM ? / PKK leaders do not listen to Ocalan: Turkish Deputy PM

CNN 13.10.2103 – Turkey Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc claimed the leaders of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) do not listen to the party’s jailed leader Abdullah Ocalan CNNturk said. “There are problems in the peace talks that do not relate to Ankara but linked to PKK and its internal problems,” he said. “Some PKK leaders refute Ocalan stances and advice. The behaviors make us to continue our fight against terrorism.”

He added the leaders of pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) are in a difficult situation since they take Ocalan’s messages to Qandil Mountains, where the PKK bases exist, but they receive no concrete answer. They have entangled between a rock and a hard place, Arinc said about the BDP officials. He further asked the PKK officials to clearly announce their stance towards the talks and state whether they intend to continue the peace talks or not. Arinc added Turkey intelligence and security forces monitor all movements of the PKK.