FIDAN DOGAN’S FAMILY INVITED TO EU SESSION IN STRASSBURG
EU condemns the assassination of three Kurdish women
By Roni Alasor + Lorin Sarkisian – Ararat News – Brussels, 15th January 2013 – Ararat News (ANP) – Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, the French President Francois Hollande, the President of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament Hannes Swoboda and European United Left Group in the European Parliament (GUE/NGL) condemn the assassination of three Kurdish women activists in Paris.
In the opening of the first session of the European Parliament in 2013, Martin Schulz, the President of the European Parliament condemned the assassination of the three Kurdish women activists: “The murders of Sakine Cansiz, Fidan Dogan and Leyla Söylemez must be investigated by the French authorities and the perpetrators must be brought to justice.”
President Schulz addressed personally Fidan Dogan’s family who was invited at the opening of the plenary session in Strasbourg: “These murders have moved us all….I understand how difficult is for you and I would like to tell you how much we share your pain”..
The President of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament Hannes Swoboda also strongly condemned the assassination of the three Kurdish activists : “We condemn the cold-blooded murder of these three women and we expect the French police to make a thorough investigation and to bring the killers to justice. We send our sympathy and our sincere condolences to the families of the victims. The Kurdish problem can only be resolved by dialogue – not through violence.”