NEWS DESK- Member of the Executive Committee of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), Dûran Kalkan approved of the activities and events organized by the Kurdish people in commemoration of the international conspiracy on leader Ocelan and appealed to everyone to continue these activities until February 15.
The meeting was held by Media Haber channel with the member of the Executive Committee of the PKK, Dûran Kalkan.
No life without the leader
“There is no life without the leader, as the peoples of the region have said: ‘No life without freedom and fraternity, in this way they resist fascism, capitalism, and injustice,’” Kalkan said.
Kalkan also stressed the need to continue these activities until February 15, the anniversary of the arrest of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan.
Attacks on Rojava
On the recent Turkish moves in Idlib, Kalkan said, “They are trying to besiege Afrin through the invasion of Idlib. And cut off the roads between Afrin and Aleppo, and Afrin-Manbij-Kobani and therefore control the Kurds. “Kalkan stressed that Turkey is not interested in the subject of overthrowing Assad regime.
“Turkey’s purpose is not to overthrow Assad, but its purpose is to thwart the gains of the Kurdish people. Originally there are no differences between Assad and Erdogan, and Erdogan is the one who had embraced Assad and said he is my brother
Russia must reconsider its policies
Kalkan referred to the Russian plan to involve Turkey in the plan to De-Escalation Zones. He said that Russia is aware of the Turkish intentions but allowed Turkey to invade Idlib for political and economic interests, Kalkan considered the Russian attitude “a complicity in the humanitarian crime,” and demanded Russia not to participate in this crime.”
Afrin is Syria and Kurdistan
“Afrin was besieged in many ways and now they intend to expand its range,” Kalkan assuring that the main objective of the Turkish state from Idlib invasion is the occupation of Afrin “Afrin is a small area, but Afrin is not only Afrin, it is Syria, Afrin is Kurdistan, and we can say that Afrin is the Middle East.” Kalkan said any attack on Afrin would be faced by heavy resistance across Syria and Kurdistan.
Kalkan has also touched upon the developments that followed the referendum in Başûr (South Kurdistan). “The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) must clarify its attitude about Turkey. The government of Justice and Development has directed many insults to the administration of Başûr Kurdistan. But they did not act, Turkey’s clients are still moving freely around. What are they doing there? “
Kalkan said that the relations of the Kurdistan Democratic Party with the Turkish state did not benefit the Kurds, on the contrary, it did damage the Kurds. He called on the Kurdistan Democratic Party to review its policies. When the Turkish state committed massacres in Bakur, Bakur was the PDK’s administration supporting the Turkish state.
administration supported the Turkish state and did not dare to take any position. Even when Iraq demanded the departure of the Turkish army from Ba’asyika, the Democratic Party stood by Turkey. “
The national congress is the solution
Kalkan stressed the need to hold the Kurdistan national congress to resolve all the problems of the Kurdish people, “the achievement of national unity will contribute to the victory of the Kurds, and will strengthen the reconciliation between the Kurdish people and neighboring peoples, the Democratic Party administration, however, insisted on its advantageous attitude.” Kalkan appealed to all forces and all components to get involved in the efforts of holding Kurdistan National congress.