PKK found to be active in drug-trafficking throughout Europe – Middle East Monitor

EU: PKK found to be active in drug-trafficking throughout Europe
November 27, 2019 at 2:13 pm |

The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has been found to be actively involved in and playing a role in drug-trafficking throughout Europe, a recently released report by the EU has revealed.

Citing the growing gang violence and the drug-related homicide endemic across Europe, the report by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) and the European Law Enforcement Agency (Europol) stated that “The PKK…has been reported to be involved in organized crime, with few examples of its engagement in the drug trade in the EU.”

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from Turkish Digest


About CHP EU Representation

The CHP was founded on 9 September 1923, about one and half month before the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey. The first President of modern Turkey’s oldest party was M. Kemal Atatürk. Today CHP is a social-democratic party, member of the Socialist International and associate member of the Socialist Group at the European Parliament. The scope of the CHP bureau in Brussels is not limited to the bilateral framework of Turkey's EU accession process. Issues such as the information society, energy policies, social development, climate change, international trade and security are among the different focus areas. The EU-Turkey relations are about integration and need multiple, plural and horizontal channels of communication. The CHP supports and promotes Turkey's EU membership process also by being more present and active in Brussels The CHP's Representative to the EU is Ms Kader Sevinç who previously worked as an MEP advisor at the European Parliament and in the private sector.
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