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S/V Qassemlou in garden being interviewed
TRANSCRIPT: REPORTER: Dr Qassemlou, in vie of the fighting at Sacquy (?) and the likelihood that the army could go into Sanandaj, do you see any large scale conflict developing between the Kurds and the Teheran government?
QASSEMLOU: Yes I do. You see, its about four months that we are trying to have some kind of real negotiations. But now we know really that the centre government, if there is some, because there are many centres of decision-making in Teheran, but the centre government doesn't want really to agree with our demands, which are very simple. We want autonomy, and the (indistinct) of the iranian state ...
... But just now when we see that we are obliged to participate, so we shall defend ourselves with all our force.
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