All eyes will be on Diyarbakır on March 21, where a letter from the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Öcalan, will be read during Nevruz festivities, marking the arrival of spring
Kurdish leader to reveal peace plan

Abdullah Ocalan, the jailed leader of Turkey’s main Kurdish rebel group, is set to announce a “road map” for the peace process.
One of the earliest references to Nevruz is in the 11th century Divanü Lügati’t-Türk, and one of the earliest legends points to its Kurdish origins
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) will hold its annual congress on March 21, on the same day as the Nevruz Festival, where a message from the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Öcalan is set to be read out in Diyarbakır
The international credit rating agency, Fitch, has affirmed Turkey’s long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings at BBB- and BBB, respectively with a stable outlook.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan discussed the “Turkish Stream” gas project during a phone call, the Kremlin said in a statement on Tuesday, as Moscow continues to push for its new undersea pipeline to Europe.

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