Turkey backs Jabhat al-Nusra against Syria Kurds: Demirtas

31.8.2013 – Kurdpress – Ankara government follows a dual policy against Syrian Kurds as it is still backing the Islamist extremist group of Jabhat al-Nusra after two separate visits of the leader of Syrian pro-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) to Ankara, Turkey Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) leader Selahattin Demirtas said.

Addressing the reporters at his office in Turkey parliament, Demirtas lashed at Ankara for inviting Muslim (PYD leader Salih Muslim) to Turkey and negotiating with him but still backing and arming Jabhat al-Nusra forces against Syrian Kurds, Taraf daily reported. “As a Turkey parliament deputy I cannot visit bordering city of Ceylanpinar on the pretext of security situation but dozens of al-Nusra forces are crossing the bordering region into Syria every day and return Turkey after conducting their attacks against Kurds,” he went on to say.The BDP leader further claimed he has achieved the address of some nine team houses of Nusra forces and can deliver them to Turkey security forces.