Main opposition accuses Davutoğlu of ‘overlooking’ killings of Kurds by jihadists in Rojava
HP Deputy Chair Faruk Loğoğlu said Davutoğlu had been portraying “impartiality” as “keeping silent and standing alongside cruelty.” AA photoThe main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has accused Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu of remaining silent in the face of massacres by jihadists against Kurds in northern Syria.
In a written statement released on July 14, CHP Deputy Chair Faruk Loğoğlu said Davutoğlu had been portraying “impartiality” as “keeping silent and standing alongside cruelty.”
“The [ruling Justice and Development Party] AKP is keeping quiet on ISIL’s [the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant] massacring of Kurds in Rojava and its brutality because it supports them [ISIL], and also because of its domestic policy priorities,” said Loğoğlu, a senior retired diplomat.
“Our heart is beating for all the victims of violence in our region, in particular those in Gaza and Rojava,” he added.
The statement was released after Davutoğlu criticized presidential candidate Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, who is supported by the CHP and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), over his stance on foreign policy issues.