The most crucial reason thatthese seven ceasefires had not been effective and failed to resolve the Kurdish question through a peaceful and democratic manner is that all these ceasefires had been declared unilaterally.There had not any positive response to these initiativesfrom the Turkish side.
In its current state, there is the "possibility of new clashes as well as a ceasefire between the Turkish army and the PKK."
After this visit, a decrease was seen both in PKK attacks and Turkish army operations.Recently it wasmentioned that the PKK would make a new ceasefire decision.So far, neither PKK nor Turkish state authorities havegiven a clear explanation about this subject, but it is expected.
This has got to be one of the most confusing and ambiguous ceasefires to date.
The Damascus-based exiled leader of Hamas, Khaled Mesh'al, announced on December 14 that Hamas would not be renewing its ceasefire with Israel.
While the NDFP confirmed the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process' Wednesday statement that no violent encounters have been reported since peace talks resumed last month, consultants said violations of the separately declared ceasefires have occurred.
28, we will consolidate the unilateral ceasefires so that would serve as the basis for what should be done,' Alcantara, said, while clarifying 'that's not yet the mutual bilateral ceasefire.'
Restituto Padilla Jr., Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson, said a joint ceasefire agreement would also be more durable than both sides declaring unilateral ceasefires that they could easily scrap.
A top official of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Sunday called for a joint ceasefire agreement between the government and communist rebels so that third-party observers could ensure its implementation.
Putin, who termed the ceasefire as "fragile," (http://cms.ibtimes.com/what-will-happen-syria-2017-russian-president-vladimir-putin-says-peace-talks-may-246692) said that the stakeholders in the conflict are ready to participate in peace talks to be held in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, which according to Syrian state media will be held soon.
Three documents: a ceasefire agreement between the opposition and the Syrian government; safeguards to ensure the ceasefire works; and a statement of intent to begin peace talks have been signed, according to reports citing Putin.
By: Aya Samir CAIRO -- 5 August 2017: Egypt will sponsor a future ceasefire
in war-stricken areas in northern Syria due to Cairo's "positive role in the region", said Syria's "Al-Ghad" (Tomorrow) opposition movement chairperson Ahmed Jarba in a press conference in Cairo on Saturday.