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Turkey: Erdogan greets the Mothers of Diyarbakir on the 3rd anniversary of their movement

AA / Ankara

The President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, hailed the fight of the “Mothers of Diyarbakir” who have been organizing a sit-in for 3 years now to demand the return of their children forcibly recruited by the terrorist group PKK.

In a video message, shared Friday on social networks, the Turkish Head of State wished to underline the courage and strength of mothers, and families, who are fighting to find their children.

“You work, fight day and night so as not to have the ‘jackals of the Tiger lambs’ captured. On the anniversary date of the determined posture against the separatist terrorist organization, I salute the Mothers of Diyarbakir,” he said. declared.

And to add: “They did not succeed in discouraging you, you were a city you became two cities and you continued to grow. Your will, your efforts were enough to collapse the terrorist organization. Perhaps belatedly. , hard, but the victory will go to mothers like you having faith. “

The mothers of Diyarbakir, who launched their sit-in on September 3, 2019, hold the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) responsible for the kidnapping of their children in the mountains by elements of the separatist terrorist organization PKK.

The terrorist organization PKK, which has waged a terrorist campaign against Turkey for more than thirty years, is responsible for the deaths of around 40,000 people, including a large number of women, children and infants. It is classified as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union.

* Translated from Turkish by Tuncay Çakmak

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