vendredi 28 novembre 2014

Philipp Missfelder (porte-parole des affaires étrangères de la CDU-CSU au Bundestag) : "Je suis très heureux que nous ayons tracé une ligne rouge concernant le PKK"


    Updated : 27.11.2014 13:49:36

BERLIN — Senior German lawmaker Philip Missfelder has expressed his happiness in his 2015 budget speech to the German Parliament that Germany has adopted a "red line" approach towards the PKK which has claimed more than 40,000 lives in Turkey.

Addressing the Bundestag on Wednesday, Chancellor Angela Merkel's foreign-policy spokesman Missfelder said: "I am very happy that we have a red line towards PKK and also we have not put any weapons at PKK's disposal against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant."
Germany is sending weapons to Kurdish forces known as peshmerga in northern Iraq and at least 32 high-ranking peshmerga fighters have been sent to Germany's state of Bavaria for weapons training.

Germany has also sent military supplies and equipment worth 70 million euros to the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government for fighting against ISIS.

"We need our ally Turkey as a key in the Middle East," said Missfelder, adding that Germany should take Turkey's warnings over the PKK into consideration.
The PKK has waged a three-decade insurgency in Turkey and is listed by the U.S. and the European Union as a terrorist organization.
Source :

Voir également : Allemagne : une députée de Die Linke (parti issu de l'ex-SED est-allemand) voit son immunité parlementaire levée pour avoir soutenu les terroristes du PKK

Allemagne : "Le PKK est une organisation terroriste et cela continuera à rester ainsi pour nous" (Thomas de Maiziere)

Allemagne : Frank-Walter Steinmeier dément tout projet d'armement du PKK

L'Allemagne s'inquiète du fait que certains de ses ressortissants rejoignent les terroristes du PKK

Hambourg : une association kurde réprouve les provocations des pro-PKK

Le PKK et le trafic de drogue