The return of a group of 15 PKK members had been planned for Wednesday, 28 October. They were to fly to Istanbul from Germany. PM Erdoğan has been quoted as saying, “Unwanted things happened despite the warnings given to the DTP. A crisis of confidence has emerged and return of the group from Germany has been postponed.”
Istanbul Province Governor Muammer Güler said today that their return to Istanbul on Wednesday was “out of question.”
Turk PM seeks halt return of Kurdish refugees. Reuters India, 24 October 2009.
Arrival Of Terrorist Pkk Members On October 28 Out Of Question. Haber Turk, 24 October 2009.
Turkish PM sees ‘crisis of confidence’ with Kurds. AFP on therawstory, 24 October 2009.