"PKK TO US IS WHAT AL-QAEDA IS TO YOU!"
During his trip to Germany, AK Party Vice Chairman Egemen Bagis was interviewed by the Financial Times Deutschland newspaper. During the interview, Mr. Bagis touched upon the struggle of Turkey with PKK and said "What Al-Qaeda is for whole world; PKK is the same for us." Mr. Bagis further noted that everything to end the PKK will be done therefore understanding and cooperation are expected from international community during the war against PKK. On the other hand, Mr. Bagis underlined that military operations are not the only solution of Turkey to isolate PKK from the ordinary citizens in the region, but support of economic development; therefore encouraging projects for investors are also being supported.