Overseas Ministry spokesperson has stated the US State Division’s 2021 Nation Report on Terrorism consists of allegations based mostly on rumour and biased press experiences elevating doubts in regards to the seriousness of the report.
The US State Division’s 2021 Nation Report on Terrorism is intentionally distorting Türkiye’s combat towards terrorist organisations that pose a direct risk to its safety, Overseas Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç has stated.
In an announcement printed on Friday, Bilgiç stated that the report mentions terror group The Syrian Democratic Forces, The Kurdistan Staff’ Occasion’s Syrian wing, as associate towards Daesh, revealing that the US nonetheless needs to make use of one terror group towards one other.
“It isn’t acceptable that US describes Turkish combat towards Fetullah Terrorist Group (FETO) terrorists as political and expects US to finish FETO’s presence and actions in its nation instantly,” he stated within the assertion.
“The US report additionally consists of rumour claims and biased press experiences elevating doubts about US seriousness in preventing terror.”
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In its greater than 36-year terror marketing campaign towards Türkiye, the PKK – listed as a terrorist organisation by Türkiye, the US, and the EU – has been answerable for the deaths of a minimum of 40,000 individuals, together with ladies, kids, and infants.
The assertion stated that Turkey is actively combatting terrorist teams, significantly PKK/PYD/YPG, DHKP-C, FETO, and Daesh, in accordance with the legislation and making important contributions to world efforts within the combat towards terrorism.
Türkiye has lengthy pressed the US for the extradition of Fetullah Gulen, FETO’s ringleader and the organiser of the July 15, 2016 defeated coup, during which 251 individuals had been killed and a couple of,734 injured within the nation.
Ankara additionally accuses FETO of being behind a long-running marketing campaign to overthrow the state via the infiltration of Turkish establishments, significantly the navy, police, and judiciary.
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