Abdullah Ocalan Quotes
Abdullah Öcalan (/?o?d??l??n/ OH-j?-lahn; Turkish: [ød??a?an]; born 4 April 1948), also known as Apo (short for both Abdullah and "uncle" in Kurdish), is a Kurdish nationalist leader and one of the founding members of the militant Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)
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I used to be someone who would not even tread on an ant. But this is a war for honor and self-defense. A 100 percent elimination policy (by Ankara of the Kurds) has forced me to defense and it has become a glorious defense of a people.
For peace and brotherhood, I am ready to serve the Turkish state, and I believe that for this end I must remain alive.
“If the truth needs to be told, I love Turkey and the Turkish nation and I want to serve it.”
“You must believe before everything else that the revolution must come, that there is no other choice.”
“I believe that in this way (Turkey and the Kurds) can come to the stage of consensus and dialogue for a democratic solution,”
“[D'Alema said a decision would be taken] in the next few days. ... a very serious obstacle to the search for any solution.”
The stage has been reached where our armed forces should withdraw beyond the borders It's not the end. It's the start of a new era.
“If permission is granted, I say I can bring down all the men from the mountains within three months,”