Qa-93, 17 September 2020, The Statement Of The Spokesperson Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Hami Aksoy In Response To A Question Regarding The Meeting Of The Un Special Representative For Children And Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba, With The So-called “sdf” Ringleader

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 17.09.2020

It is a grave incident that the UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba, has met virtually with Ferhat Abdi Şahin, the ringleader of the so-called “Syrian Democratic Forces” (SDF), dominated by the PKK/PYD/YPG terrorist organization as well as other members of the same terrorist organization.

The necessary demarches have been immediately made to the UN authorities following this incident.

This attitude constitutes a clear contravention of the UN resolutions. It damages the credibility of the UN in the fight against terrorism.

The way to prevent the most grave crimes against humanity from sexual harassment to forced detention committed against children by the terrorist organization PKK/PYD/YPG is to implement counter-terrorism measures in a sincere and an effective manner, without discriminating between terrorist organizations.

Atatürk

Aylin Taşhan Ambassador
Monday - Friday

08:00 - 12.30 / 14.00 - 17.00

Monday-Friday 08:00-12:30 14:00-17:00 (Consular Office: Monday-Friday 09:00-12:00)
1/1/2021 New Year Holiday
2/8/2021 Slovenian Cultural Day
4/5/2021 Easter Monday
4/27/2021 Day of Uprising Against the Occupation
5/13/2021 Religious Holiday
6/25/2021 Statehood Day
7/20/2021 Religious Holiday
10/29/2021 Turkish Republic Day
11/1/2021 Day of Remembrance for the Dead
12/26/2021 Independence and Unity Day