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PYD leader denies organized tie with PKK
19 April 2015 – Kurdpress – The co-leader of Syrian pro-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), Salih Muslim, his party has made equal ties with all Kurdish parties, denying the PYD enjoys special and organized tie with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
In reaction to a last winter report by the UK parliament’s foreign relation committee that claimed there is organized relation between the PYD and the PKK that in the UK banned list. In a letter to UK government, Muslim denied any organized relation with the PKK and stated the PYD is an independent party and has its own local leaders and is not organized by the PKK, reiterating that the PYD has extensive and equal tie with all Kurdish parties, including the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, both ruling parties in Iraqi Kurdistan. He also denied any PYD tie with Syrian government, something the UK government stated as the reason behind not helping the Kurdish party. Muslim ultimate has asked the UK government to send a representative to Syrian Kurdish region and consider the situation closely.