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TURKEY: Suspicion growing about possible link between PKK and Israel

June 6, 2010

The following article cites Today’s Zaman, Istanbul, as the originator.

Suspicion growing about possible link between PKK and Israel
©  Today’s Zaman
By Ercan Yavuz
June 6, 2010

ANKARA – Amid the growing outrage over an Israeli attack on civilian ships in international waters that killed nine Turkish pro-Palestinian activists and wounded dozens last week, there is deepening suspicion about the possible Israeli involvement in the killing of seven soldiers in a terrorist rocket attack on a naval base in İskenderun, in the southern province of Hatay.

Turkish intelligence organizations are looking into possible connections between the two incidents that occurred on the same day only hours apart. The terrorist act was carried out by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), an outlawed organization that has been listed as terrorist group both in Turkey and in much of the international community. Analysts claim Israeli secret services may have contracted the job to the PKK to send a message to the Turkish government…
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Read more. Full-text article appears at the following link.

Today’s Zaman, 06 Jun

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