KCK calls for international delegation to investigate Turkey’s use of chemical weapons in South Kurdistan (North Iraq)

Dear all,

For almost seven months, the Turkish army has been carrying out attacks on South Kurdistan (North Iraq) which aim at occupying the region. Lately, the extensive use of chemical weapons by Turkey in its attacks has been increasingly raised internationally. We would therefore like to use this opportunity to draw your attention to some of the major developments of the past weeks:

– On November 1, the HPG (People`s Defense Forces) commander Dr. Bager Baran invited international delegations to carry out on-the-ground investigations into the use of chemical weapons by Turkey in South Kurdistan. He explicitly offered to provide help for such investigations: “We do not have the means to investigate the chemical substances used in these weapons. But delegations can come and investigate. We can support such institutions and organizations in their investigations.”

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