– Ministry of foreign Affairs of Turkey has summoned the German Ambassador in Ankara for Kurdish meeting, which was held in Cologne, reported on Sunday Agency Associated Press.
The Turkish side there is outraged that the German authorities gave permission to hold a demonstration, during which was actively used symbols is forbidden in Turkey Kurdistan workers ‘ party. The protesters also demanded the release of PKK leader Abdullah öcalan, who is serving in Turkey a life sentence since 1999.
In this regard, Ankara has accused the German government’s commitment to double standards in the fight against terrorism.
The rally in Cologne was held on Saturday the 25th International festival of Kurdish culture. According to local media, it was attended by about 10 thousand people.