Saturday, August 20, 2005

Kurdish rebel group announces one-month cease-fire in Turkey

ANKARA - A Kurdish rebel group fighting for autonomy in Turkey’s southeast announced a unilateral, one-month cease-fire on Friday and said it planned to pursue indirect negotiations with Ankara.
The Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, said from Brussels that it was ordering its forces to hold fire between Aug. 20 and Sept. 20 - a dramatic step following a string of bombings at Aegean resorts claimed by militants and ambushes of Turkish troops in the southeast

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