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Kurds hope Newroz brings peace in Turkey

Optimism for ceasefire between PKK and Turkish army intensifies amid Kurdish New Year celebrations.

    Kurdish people around the world are marking the Kurdish New Year.

    In Turkey, many of those Kurds are expected to have an extra-special reason to celebrate Newroz, which falls on Thursday.

    They are hoping it will bring a ceasefire in a conflict between the PKK and the Turkish army that has lasted almost 30 years.

    Al Jazeera’s Isil Sariyuce reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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