Aldar Xelîl: Turkey fabricates justifications for occupation

PYD Co-Presidency Council member Aldar Xelîl pointed to the Turkish attempts to fabricate justifications for new invasion attacks, saying, “They seek to change the cover of the attacks.”


KAHRAMAN DILSOZ, HESEKE, Fridaym 14 Oct.2022


The Democratic Union Party (PYD) Co-Presidency Council Member Aldar Xelîl remarked that the reason for the deepening of the crisis in the Middle East is the imprisonment of Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan following an international conspiracy. “The Middle East could have rebuilt itself and resolved its problems in these 24 years,” Xelîl underlined.

PYD Co-Presidency Council Member Xelîl answered ANF’s questions concerning the October 9 conspiracy, the attitude of the Syrian regime and the Adana Agreement, CPT’s visit to Imrali prison and the Turkish invasion.


Is Turkey violating the Chemical Weapons Convention?

An independent investigation into possible violations of the Chemical Weapons

Convention in Northern Iraq is urgently needed

Dr. Josef Savary, Dr. Jan van Aken – IPPNW Switzerland/Germany


 The Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar openly acknowledged in the Turkish parliament the use of tear gas during a military operation

against the PKK in Northern Iraq. This is an outright violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention and should be pursued legally by the international community.


To gather further information about this incident and other information about alleged uses of chemical agents during military operations in Northern Iraq, IPPNW Switzerland & Germany conducted a mission from September 20–27, 2022 to Northern Iraq. In the course of this mission, some indirect evidence for possible violations of the Chemical Weapons Convention was found:

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