17 septembrie 2019

PKK-linked mayor in southeastern Turkey's Kulp district replaced by trustee


The mayor of Kulp district in Turkey's southeastern Diyarbakır province has been suspended from office after being detained over his PKK links in relation to a recent terrorist attack that claimed the lives of seven civilians. He has been replaced by a trustee, reports said Tuesday. Pro-PKK Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Kulp Mayor Mehmet Fatih Taş was replaced by District Gov. Mustafa Gözlet, a statement released by the Governor's Office said. Within the scope of the investigation, police [...]