Banned PKK announces suspension of activities for Turkey's elections
The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) announced they will suspend all political and military activities as Turkey holds presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday, Rudaw reported.
“The PKK leadership has decided to temporarily suspend war against Turkish forces for 24 hours,” the PKK stated.
According to the statement, the unilateral suspension of political and military activities against Turkey came into effect at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
“The purpose behind this decision is to create calm conditions and extend opportunities for Kurdish voters in north Kurdistan to take part Turkey’s elections, so that they can cast their ballots,” the statement added.