US to offer Turkey help on PKK

By Daniel Dombey in Washington and Vincent Boland in Istanbul
Financial Times

November 1, 2007

The US is to offer Turkey a package of measures to dissuade Ankara from mounting a large-scale military incursion into Iraq to attack PKK Kurdish guerrillas, who have killed scores of Turkish soldiers in recent weeks. The meeting between Mr Bush and Mr Erdogan is considered critical to preventing escalation of the conflict in Iraq to include the country’s Kurdish north, its most stable region… more