MESOP : GERMAN LGBTI-AKTIVIST & MEMBER OF BERLIN PARLIAMENT (LEFT PARTY) SUPPORTS KRG / IN CONTRADICTION WITH HIS PARTY
SOUTH KURDISTAN (IRAQ)German MP: We Are Pressuring Government to Increase Support for KRG / Kurdistan Parliament delegation currently in Germany – BERLIN – 3 June 2015 – Bas News – The Committee of Culture of the Kurdistan Region Parliament has met with German MPs from the Left Party, and discussed political and cultural ties between the Kurdistan Region and Berlin state parliaments.
The Committee of Culture representatives met with German MP Hakan Taş to consider the current situation in the Kurdistan Region and German support for the Peshmerga. The Kurdish delegation outlined the latest developments in the fight against Islamic State (IS), the conditions faced by refugees and displaced people, and the cultural, economic and political affairs of the region. Taş assured the visitors that his party is following developments closely and they understand that alongside the security issues, the Kurdistan Region is experiencing an economic crisis. “We are working hard to push the German government to continue and increase the range of its humanitarian and military support for the Kurdistan Region. Commenting on behalf of the German Left Party about the prospect of Kurdish independence, he said, “We will respect the decision the people of the Kurdistan Region make.”