Ankara expects French authorities to not give credit score to efforts that present legitimacy to PKK’s Syria extensions, say Turkish diplomatic sources.
Türkiye has summoned French ambassador in Ankara Herve Magro to strongly condemn the internet hosting of YPG/PKK terrorists within the French Senate and “awarding them with medal of honour.”
“The assaults of the PKK/PYD/YPG and the so-called SDF in opposition to our nation and Syrians, and their separatist and destabilising actions within the area have been delivered to the eye of the ambassador as soon as once more,” Turkish diplomatic sources stated.
Ankara expects French authorities to not give credit score to the efforts that present worldwide legitimacy to PKK’s extensions in Syria, the sources stated.
Ankara additionally requests France to help the safety of Turkish borders and the individuals, in addition to to guard Syria’s unity and territorial integrity, and to indicate solidarity in accordance with the spirit of an ally, they added.
“Concerning the problem, an try was made by our Embassy in Paris earlier than the related French authorities and our response was strongly expressed,” the sources stated.
In its greater than 35-year terror marketing campaign in opposition to Türkiye, the PKK — listed as a terrorist organisation by Türkiye, the US, and EU — has been accountable for the deaths of over 40,000 individuals, together with ladies, youngsters, and infants. The PYD and its armed wing YPG are the PKK’s Syrian offshoots.
Türkiye calls on France to help world anti-terror struggle
Earlier this month, Ankara “strongly condemned” an anti-Türkiye act by ringleaders and supporters of PKK/PYD/YPG terrorist group within the European Parliament constructing, the Turkish International Ministry stated.
“It’s unacceptable to permit such an exercise that targets our nation’s integrity and serves the propaganda of a terrorist organisation that’s listed as a terrorist group by the European Union,” a ministry assertion stated.
This case as soon as once more reveals the “hypocrisy and insincerity of the European Parliament within the struggle in opposition to terrorism,” it added.
Türkiye expects EU establishments and member states to face by it in its struggle in opposition to terrorism, which poses a menace to worldwide safety, the assertion stated.
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