The Apoists Must Accept Nothing Short of Autonomy Within Turkey

Mr. Kilicdaroglu is according to all polls expected to win the second round of the Turkish presidential elections. A peace process with the PKK should of course not be immediately expected after the elections, yet negotiations is a must and the Kurds must drive a hard bargain. Therefore, the Kurds cannot accept anything short of two autonomous regions for the Kurds and the Zazas respectively and Kurmanji and Zazaki becoming official languages alongside Turkish in the Republic of Turkey.

Published by Daniella Bartfeld

Daniella Bartfeld is the founding director of the Aliyah Organization.

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