Davutoglu says terrorist PKK provokes youth against Turkey

Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says that PKK terrorist organisation aims to enrage youth against Turkey

Photo by: AA
Photo by: AA

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu speaks during Justice and Development Party (AK Party)’s Youth Congress in Ankara on Dec. 20, 2015

Updated Dec 22, 2015

The youth who live in the southeastern part of Turkey have become the target of the terrorist PKK organisation, Turkey’s prime minister said on Sunday in Ankara.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu spoke during the fourth general congress of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party)’s youth branch in Ankara Arena Hall.

“The terrorist organisation and some political circles which are controlled by the terrorist organisation have instilled hate speech to surround the youth,” he said.

"The children and youth aged 8 through 17, who need to go to school, are given Molotov cocktails in their hands,” he claimed.

He also said that the PKK also ordered the youth to fire at their schools and attack security forces.

Turkish army said security operations launched against the terrorist PKK organisation in southeast will continue "until public security is established."

The PKK -- considered a terrorist organisation also by the US and the EU -- resumed its armed campaign in late July. Since then, more than 200 members of the security forces have been martyred and over 1,700 PKK terrorists killed.