EU: PKK found to be active in drug-trafficking throughout Europe
November 27, 2019 at 2:13 pm | Published in: EU, Europe & Russia, International Organisations, News, Turkey
PKK sympathisers' rally against Turkish President Tayyip Recep Erdogan in Bern, Switzerland on March 25, 2017 [Talha Celik/Twitter]
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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