Thus, opening the way for formal recognition of such offenses, and then apologize for them, is an exciting turning point in the history of Turkey. Is Erdogan aware of what he says? Is Turkey genuine in its recognition of what it did , and its apology,?
Some observers put the letter of the apology as a part of the contest in the election, directed mainly against the opposition party CHP, and specifically its president Kamal Klijdar Ihsanoglu, and this party, as is known, the same party, of Kamal Ataturk, whom Erdogan burdened with responsibility for what he called "the biggest painful incidents in our recent past ".
They justify his description of the massacre as a product of the past, it seems like just the persistence of double-speak, because the government of Erdogan itself still continues the same approach taken by Ataturk at the time, by the war that is raging today between the army and the PKK in Qandil and Dersim and Hakkari, under the supervision of Erdogan himself, is an extension of that revolution (Dersim), which would not work those massacres, as is evident in the reduction of aggravation.
On top of that, his government will continue as well, the same policies of Ataturk, in preventing the circulation of Kurdish in public schools, and the marginalization of urban Kurdish economically, in order to force the new generations on migration, as well as to force the villagers to leave their villages through the construction of ten giant dams man made lakes which flooded vast agricultural areas in the region, and led to the exodus of its population.
On the other hand, there is the opinion indicates that there is a change has taken place already on the classic mentality of the Turk leaders, known with its inflexibility and that there was a flexibility began to leak, due to European pressure, and the failure of military policies in Kurdistan, seeming more receptive to the demands of cultural, as a first step, and stage new understanding began to make inroads in the corridors of the Jankaya Presidential Palace.
If the Turkish government is really serious in applying human rights standards, and that the letter of Mr. Erdogan is not just a network, given by fisherman in the Sea of electoral votes, he will first have to respond to appeals for peace, launched by the PKK, and end the era of long fighting, so that he makes the massacres and wars as truly "recent past", and then, to apologize.
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