Turkey sees positively U.S. offer of rewards for information on PKK members

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey regards positively a U.S. decision to offer rewards for information on three senior members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

It said it expected the United States to support the offer of rewards with concrete action in Syria and Iraq regarding the fight against the PKK and its extensions, the ministry said in a statement.

The United States on Tuesday offered up to $5 million for information on three senior members of the PKK, which has waged an insurgency against the Turkish state for decades.

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