The Turkish Foreign Ministry has summoned ambassadors of Germany and France to protest against Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) activities on their territories.t Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) activities on their territories.
Turkey also warned all NATO members, including Sweden and Finland, the two Nordic States, who wish to join the alliance, to end any kind of support and links with anti-Turkey terror groups, including PKK.
In an interview with the state-run Anadolu Agency on Tuesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Ankara summoned the envoys of Germany and France, following PKK’s recent demonstrations in their countries, and it is “a matter of concern for us.”
“We handed over notes to the German and France ambassadors regarding such actions of terrorist originations and we gave them a stern warning. We want no repetition of such demonstrations again,” Cavusoglu said.
However, Cavusoglue did not specifically mention which demonstrations had prompted Ankara’s anger to summon envoys and when it happened.
Germany and France did not comment on the matter so far
During the interview, Cavusoglu also said that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will be visiting Turkey on June 8.
Cavusoglue also spoke about the possibility of a meeting between Ukrainian and Russian delegations, even at the leadership level as part of Turkey’s effort to mediate between the warring sides to end the Ukraine war.
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