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Sunday, 14 August 2022 03:09 GMT

Erdogan: NATO registers PKK/PYD/YPG, FETO as terror associations for 1st time


(MENAFN) The Turkish leader stated on Friday that as an outcome of Turkey’s struggles in Madrid, PKK/PYD/YPG and FETO were written off as terror groups in NATO's registers for the first time.
Stating to reporters while coming back from the NATO meeting, Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that the verdict taken at Madrid is going to allow fruit in time.

He stated on the landmark memorandum inked among Finland, Sweden in addition to Türkiye "Promises are important, but the main thing is their implementation."

However, Erdogan stated Turkey is going to be careful as "a country that has repeatedly been stabbed in the back in its fight against terrorism."

The leader also stated that "We will closely monitor whether the promises made to our country are fulfilled in the coming period."

Adding "From now on, it will be much more difficult for PKK and FETO members to make terrorist propaganda, attack our country and our citizens and vandalize."

Erdogan went further on "The ball is now in Sweden and Finland's court. When there is any mistake, we already have undeniable documents and we will do what is necessary."

The Turkish president also mentioned that "Sweden will extradite 73 terrorists to us. They have sent 3-4 of them so far, but that is not enough. The Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, MIT (Turkish National Intelligence) will keep a firm grip on the issue."

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