Turkish forces have treated us well, we are as sound as bell," said the surrendered terrorist, stressing that this may be the only chance for them to escape from the terrorist organization.
The PKK, listed as a terrorist organization by the European Union and the United States, has been involved in a bloody campaign under the pretext of Kurdish self-rule in southeastern Turkey since 1980s, which saw tens of thousands of civilians, Turkish soldiers and policemen killed in the conflict. The group largely ceased its activities after the government launched the reconciliation process to end the PKK's campaign of terror two years ago.
The Turkish Air Force has been carrying airstrikes against the PKK in northern Iraq and the ISIS militants in northern Syria.240 PKK terrorists have so far surrendered to Turkish Armed Forces since July 24.
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