MESOP NEWS : YILDIRIM WILL REJECT BY FORCE AGAINST ALL POSSIBLE INTENTIONS OF FORMING A PKK/PYD-KURDISH ENTITY IN SYRIA
NORTH KURDISTAN (TURKEY)
12 August 2017 – Turkey will not allow establishment of state on southern border: PM
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday that Turkey will not allow the existence of an “artificial state” at its southern border.Speaking to reporters in Ankara after Friday prayers, Yildirim said that Turkey will defend its borders against any threat.
“We will not tolerate any efforts to form an artificial state at our borders, particularly the borders we share with Syria and Iraq,” he said. “Under no circumstances, we will hesitate to respond in the future, as we did in the past, if we face an attack on our sovereignty and security,” he added.Speaking about a recent interview by Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu to a German newspaper, he said, “Kilicdaroglu should stop saying Turkey is unsafe.” In his interview, the opposition leader had said that German citizens should stop traveling to Turkey as it is unsafe, a charge he later denied. Reporter’s code: 50101