tactics after the '80s as they encountered adverse reactions from the world.
Now, it was time for PKK to carry on the mission. Their first terrorist act
started at Eruh and Semdimli in 1984 while the ASALA-Armenian terror receded to
the background. Some of the tangible proofs of the ties between Armenians and
PKK are the following:
organisation PKK announced the period from 21 to 28 April 1980 as the "Red Week"
and started to organise meetings on April 24 as the anniversary of the alleged
genocide against Armenians.
The PKK and ASALA
terror organisations held a joint press conference on 8 April 1980 at the City
of Sidon in Lebanon where they issued a declaration. Since this drew a
considerable reaction, they decided that their relations should be maintained on
a clandestine basis. The responsibility of the attacks launched against the
Turkish Consulate General in Strasbourg on 9 November 1980 and the Turkish
Airline office in Rome on 19 November 1980 were undertaken jointly by the ASALA
leader of the separatist terror organisation, was elected to the honorary
membership of the Armenian Authors' Association for "his contributions to the
idea of Greater Armenia".
Committee was formed within the Armenian Popular Movement like in many European
On 4 June 1993, a
meeting was held at the headquarters of PKK terrorist organisation at West
Beyrouth with the participation of representatives from the Armenian Hinchak
Party, ASALA and PKK.
example of the Armenian-PKK ties are the following resolutions adopted in
meetings held at two separate churches from 6 to 9 September 1993 with the
participation of Lebanese Armenian Orthodox Archbishop, officials of the
Armenian Party and about 150 youth leaders:
A somewhat sedate
attitude should be reserved toward Turkey for the time being.
Armenian community is on the way to growth and better economic
activities have started to make the genocide claims better understood in the
rest of the world.
The newly founded
Armenian State with a constantly growing territory will definitely avenge the
ancestors of its citizens.
The Western powers
and particularly the United States side with and favour the Armenians in the
combat for Nagorno Karabakh. This opportunity should be well exploited as more
and more Armenian young men join the ranks in this fight.
terrorist attacks in Turkey (meaning the PKK's actions) will continue and
eventually collapse the country's economy, leading to an uprising by the entire
Turkey will be
abolish and a Kurdish State will be formed.
Armenians will hold
good relations with the Kurds and support their fight.
presently held by the Turks will the Armenian's tomorrow.
ORGANS OF TERRORIST ORGANISATION PKK IN ARMENIA
The newspapers Reya
Taze and Bota Redaksiyon are published in Armenia in Cyrillic alphabet under the
control of terrorist organisation PKK with the help of PKK members coming from
Turkey and Europe and carries out propaganda for the PKK.
terrorism at international first started basis in 1973 and began to gain impetus
after the 1974 Cyprus Peace Operation with attacks or terrorist nature against
Turks and Turkish representations abroad with sabotages and outright
of the Kurdish terrorist movement that began to show itself in a variety of
legal political entities from '70s onward, the Armenian terror organisation
ASALA ceded its place in 1984 to the PKK that killed without distinction of Turk
or Kurd in a bloodthirsty manner under the guidance of Abdullah
Yet in prior to
that date, of the co-operation between terrorist organisations ASALA and PKK was
known manifesting in the training of ASALA militants at PKK's trannie camps, the
joint operations and declamations by them both and training support provided at
the PKK camps by Armenian experts, not to mention the organic ties between the
terrorist organisation PKK and Armenian Tashnak Sutyun Party.
The common goal of
the co-operation between the terrorist organisations PKK and ASALA is to
establish States in Turkey's Southeastern and Eastern under the Marxist-Leninist
ideology. Since, however, an overview of the areas on which both organisations
had schemes, it may be deduced that one of these organisations acts as the
An examination of
the discovered documents revealed that the militants of ASALA and PKK terrorist
organisations underwent training at the Bekaa and Zeli camps.
BETWEEN PKK AND ARMENIANS
An agreement was
concluded between the separatist terror organisation PKK and Armenians in 1987.
Following are the highlights of this agreement:
will be involved in training activities within the PKK terror
thousand American Dollars per annum will be paid to the PKK terror organisation
per capita by the Armenian side.
Armenians will participate in the small-scale operations.
As the Armenian
component began to acquire a significantly elevated position within the
organisation as a result of this agreement, the following resolutions were
adopted in a meeting held on 18 April 1990 with a person named Hermes Samurai,
reported to be the official responsible for the PKK-ASALA relations:
1. The PKK
and ASALA terrorist organisations will be under a joint command from that date
Armenians will undertake intelligence work on the Turkish security
Territories gained through the expected revolution will be equally shared
between the parties.
Seventy-five percent of training camp expenses will be borne by the
Operations will be conducted at the metropolitan cities in Turkey.
terrorist organisation PKK that moved its bases into Northern Iraq after because
of very heavy blows dealt in the transborder operations and lost all
possibilities of sheltering there is known to have entered into arrangements for
shifting some of its cadres to Iran and Armenia where it started an active
subversive operation toward Turkey.
It has also been
learned that a group of European representatives of the terrorist organisation
PKK paid a visit to Armenia where they concluded an agreement with the Armenian
leaders for the unhindered ingress to and egress from Kars region by their
militants, that Armenia offered sheltering, monetary and equipment support to
the Kurdish settlements in that country following the dissolution of the Soviet
Union and the formal proclamation of the Armenian Republic. Similarly, a group
of militants of the terrorist organisation PKK left Urmiah for Armenia on three
vehicles on 19 and 20 May 1992 for fighting against Azerite Turks together with