Peace for the moment, now comes the AKP’s Kurdish stunt…

Turkey's PM Erdogan and President of Iraqi Kurdistan Barzani attend ceremony with Erdogan's wife Emine Erdogan in Diyarbakir
Turkey‘s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and President of Iraqi Kurdistan Masoud Barzani (R) attend a ceremony with Erdogan’s wife Emine Erdogan in Diyarbakir November 16, 2013. The president of Iraqi Kurdistan called on Turkey’s Kurds to back a flagging peace process with Ankara on Saturday, making his first visit to southeastern Turkey in two decades in a show of support for Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. Barzani’s trip to Diyarbakir, the main city in Turkey’s Kurdish-dominated southeast, comes as Ankara finalises billions of dollars of energy deals with his semi-autonomous region and amid mutual concern over the ambitions of Kurdish militias in the chaos of neighbouring Syria. REUTERS/Stringer

Turkey PM meets Iraqi Kurdish leader to shore up peace talks

Diyarbakir (Turkey) (AFP) – Turkey’s prime minister welcomed the leader of Iraq’s autonomous north to his country’s own Kurdish-dominated territory for the first time Saturday, in a visit designed to kickstart a stalled peace process. Tens of thousands of Kurds turned out to watch Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan greet Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani in the Kurdish heartland of Diyarbakir
Baydemir ile Erdoğan arasındaki diyalog
BDP’s Diyarbakır Mayor, Osman Baydemir with PM Erdoğan. Here they are even in a more cordial pose:
İşte bu fotoğrafın perde arkası

Turkish PM Erdoğan hopes to revive stalled peace process with Diyarbakır visit

PM Erdoğan is hoping to use his joint visit with Masoud Barzani to Diyarbakır as a strong means to revive the currently stalled peace process

Tatlıses: Oğlum olursa adı Barış olacak
After such a long time, it is a pity that Şivan Perwer comes home welcomed by an authoritarian leader and sings with İbrahim Tatlıses who is known to be the Establishment’s Kurdish singer…
Kurdish iconic musician returns to Turkey after 37 years of exile

Şivan Perwer will perform a concert with İbrahim Tatlıses as part of Barzani’s Diyarbakır visit
Erdoğan and Barzani whom Erdoğan labelled him as a “tribal leader”.
Iraqi Kurdish leader Barzani urges support for peace process in Diyarbakır rally with Turkish PM Erdoğan

Masoud Barzani, has lent his full support to the Turkish government?s peace bid during a joint rally with PM Erdoğan
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