War over Ocalan's words ahead of Sunday's critical Istanbul poll

TURKEY’S authoritarian President has raised eyebrows after he asked Kurds in Istanbul to listen to the advice of his jailed adversary, Kurdistan Workers Party leader Abdullah Ocalan.

It followed the leaked publication of a letter written by Mr Ocalan ahead of Sunday’s controversial Istanbul mayoral election rerun which Mr Erdogan claimed called for the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) to remain neutral.

HDP has called on supporters to vote for Republican People’s Party...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-06-21 20:35
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