Kurdish Issue

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Turkey has no ‘Kurdish issue,’ Erdoğan says – Daily Sabah

Turkey has no “Kurdish issue,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Wednesday, underlining that the government has never discriminated against anyone, on the condition that they have no ties with any terrorist group. “I’ve said this dozens of times before and will say it again: There is no Kurdish issue in Turkey. We are here to …

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Sanctions can persuade Turkey’s Erdogan to end reckless policies – Arab News

At the EU summit on Sept. 24-25, European leaders will decide whether or not to impose sanctions on Turkey. Most of them agree on confirming the existence of obnoxious Turkish policies, guided by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Syria and Libya, with Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, and not least in the Eastern Mediterranean, which …

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Austria says Turkish spy caught amid probe into Turkish-Kurdish clashes – Al Monitor

Austria has caught a person spying for Turkey on its soil, the interior minister said today, in a revelation that threatens to further strain relations between Ankara and Vienna. During a televised news conference, Austrian Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said that an individual had been “recruited by the Turkish secret service to spy on other Turkish citizens …

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Demonization of the Gülen Movement Unfair and Baseless – Turkish Minute

The Gülen movement is one of two marginalized groups in present-day Turkey along with the with Kurds. However, the situation was quite different 10 years ago. The people who launched a fierce campaign to “finish off” the Gülen group in today’s Turkey once considered it their closest ally. The politicians who currently rule the country …

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‘When they come, they will kill you’: Ethnic cleansing is already a reality in Turkey’s Syrian safe zone – The Independent

Turkey’s invasion into northern Syria has caused a demographic shift that many fear will become permanent, reports Richard Hall The brutal killings were not hidden, nor were they meant to be. From the very beginning of Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria, the fighters it sent across the border to carry out the mission have proudly documented …

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