Presseschau: PKK auf der EU-Terror-Liste


EU: Removing PKK from terror lists out of question

„EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Friday that removal of the PKK terrorist organization from the bloc’s terror list is on the agenda.

„The PKK is on the terror list of the EU, and this is not a disputable issue,“ she said in a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.

However, European Parliament members Takis Hadjigeorgiou, Marie-Christine Vergiat, Miguel Urban Crespo, Martina Michels, Kostas Chrysogonos, Barbara Spinelli, Nikolaos Chountis, Helmut Scholz and Sofia Sakorafa demanded an amendment to the report, calling on the European Parliament to delist the PKK from the EU’s terrorist organizations list. However, this amendment request was denied by a majority of the members of the European Parliament…“

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