39012
Erdogan Wants Citizenship Crackdown
International

Erdogan Wants Citizenship Crackdown

Turkey should consider stripping terrorism supporters of their citizenship, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. The government had "nothing to discuss with terrorists", he added, speaking to a group of lawyers in Ankara.
On Monday Erdogan ruled out reviving peace talks with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).
A ceasefire between the Turkish government and the PKK collapsed in July, BBC reported.
"These people don't deserve to be our citizens. We are not obliged to carry anyone engaged in the betrayal of their state and their people," Erdogan said.
The Turkish president also vowed to stamp out the conflict in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast once and for all.
The region has suffered its worst violence in more than two decades after a truce agreed in 2013 collapsed last summer.
Erdogan said last week that 355 members of the security forces and more than 5,000 PKK members had been killed in fighting.
Meanwhile two deadly bomb attacks in Ankara have been claimed by Kurdish rebels.

Short URL : http://goo.gl/VDPptR
  1. http://goo.gl/OEVfTF
  • http://goo.gl/gJSAEj
  • http://goo.gl/9KcwTu
  • http://goo.gl/C3sEK3
  • http://goo.gl/lHwiXv

You can also read ...

Top German Gun Co. Not to Sell Weapons to Crisis Regions
German gun manufacturer Heckler & Koch vowed to stop...
Sanders: Saudi Rulers Spread,  Fund Terror Around the World
Saudi Arabia is “not an ally of the united States,” according...
UN Security Council Warns Against Kurdish Referendum in Iraq
The UN Security Council on Thursday warned that a referendum...
Russia Says Will Target US-Backed Fighters in Syria if Provoked
Russia warned the United States on Thursday it would target US...
France Renews Half of Senators’ Seats, a Test for Macron
On Sunday, France will elect nearly half its senate, in a vote...
North Korea May Consider Hydrogen Bomb Test
North Korea said on Friday it might test a hydrogen bomb over...
Ship Carrying Migrants Sinks Off Turkish Coast, Kills 15
Fifteen people drowned when a fishing boat carrying migrants...
Children make up about 60% of more than 430,000 people who have poured in to Bangladesh.
Bangladesh’s prime minister has accused Myanmar of ethnic...

Trending

Googleplus