Erdogan vows not to `abandon Turkey to terrorists` after deadly attacks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed not to abandon the country to "terrorists" after deadly attacks by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers` Party (PKK).

Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed not to abandon the country to "terrorists" after deadly attacks by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers` Party (PKK).

"We did not and will not abandon the nation`s future to three or five terrorists," Erdogan said in a speech in Ankara, after a total of 30 Turkish soldiers and police were killed in two separate attacks carried out by the Kurdish militants over the last three days.