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Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL6, tabled on 4 June 2014

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they support the direct and indirect negotiations between the government of Turkey, elected representatives, and the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK); and whether they will encourage the government of Turkey to maintain the current ceasefire and to conclude the negotiations as soon as possible.

Answered on

17 June 2014

We applaud the continuing efforts of the Turkish government aimed at concluding a peaceful settlement of the Kurdish issue. We encourage all sides, including members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, to maintain the current ceasefire and continue negotiations until a just and lasting agreement is achieved.