According to Cologne police, rallies by PKK-affiliated organization NAV-DEM scheduled for today (Thursday) in Cologne and Leverkusen were forbidden due to repeated violations of the law and crimes committed by members of the group in recent weeks.
The PYD, under U.S. military and diplomatic protection, has committed vast human rights violations ranging from arming children to training them in terror camps.
The West’s refusal to view the YPG as a terrorist organization and the Western media’s romanticization of ‘the Kurds’ reflect an eagerness to stop Turkey’s anti-terror operation.
On 19 January, 7 Christians, 4 Armenians and 3 Arameans (also known as Syriacs), were abducted by the terrorist group and forced to the front lines in Afrin, Syria, where the Turkish Armed Forces are currently conducting Operation Olive Branch.
Turkey has requested for the extradition of Mihrac Ural, the leader of THPK-C, who was seen at the Sochi congress in Russia.
Just as Turkey supports its allies in their fight against terrorism, they should support Turkey in its fight against terrorism, whether it is Daesh, the PKK or FETO.
The Trump administration backing PKK-affiliated YPG terrorists near the Turkish border is an unacceptable move that will end bilateral relations with Ankara.
It is time for Turkey and the EU to begin a new era in bilateral relations – this time based on mutual respect.
The YPG is the Syrian arm of the outlawed PKK that has been fighting against the Turkish state for years, so it is impossible for Ankara to accept any presence of these militants near its borders.
On Sunday 14 January, the PYD/PKK terrorist organization located in Syria targeted the residential area in Azaz with multiple rocket attacks from the Afrin district bordering Turkey.