Friday, July 22, 2005

Turkey, US, Iraq to meet on outlawed PKK

Officials from Turkey, the United States and Iraq is expected to meet in their second time in Washington in August to deal with the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK), the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported on Thursday.

The follow-up meeting will be held in the first week of August and officials of the three parties will take up legal process concerning the extradition of PKK top members to Turkey, said the reports.

Their first meeting was held in Ankara in January, aimed at finding ways and means to eliminate PKK militants in northern Iraq.

During the January meeting, Turkey had submitted a list of demands for the expulsion of PKK elements from the region.

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