Turkish parliament becomes battleground for Kurdish peace process

February 18, 2015 4:18 PM

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ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - A warning from Kurdish militants that negotiations with Turkey could be on the verge of collapse has turned parliament into the key battleground in a peace process meant to end a three-decade insurgency.

The Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) warned from their base in northern Iraq's Qandil mountains on Tuesday that Turkey must take concrete steps to advance the process, piling on the pressure ahead of a general election in June.

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