Eyyup Doru – Visit Château-Renault

The representative of the HDP in Europe Eyyup Doru was a special guest of Michel Cosnier, mayor of Chateau-Renault in the municipality of the department of Indre-et-Loire, in central France Loire’s Valley, as part of a evening dedicated to the Kurdish new year.
During the reception in the city hall, the mayor said:
“When I went to Turkey as an observer for the parliamentary elections last November, I had an awareness for the situation of the Kurds. That is why I proposed to the Association Solidarité France-Kurdistan to host the 2016 Newroz. “
He also dedicated the festival to the now imprisoned co-mayor of Kiziltepe Leyla Salman (currently thirty Kurdish-seven mayors in prison), who he had met during his visit in November and with whom he had considered a twinning of the two cities.
All guests have called for his release and Sylvie Jan, President of Solidarité France-Kurdistan, after describing the current dramatic situation of war in the region, has denounced Europe’s position negotiating with Turkey “only in order to curb the flow of refugees “and especially the position of France ” accomplice of the Turkish government. “
Eyyup Doru, who has during its participation received a Medal from the City, denounced the actual genocide perpetrated by the Turkish state and requested the lifting of the PKK from the blacklist of terrorist organizations to facilitate a political solution to the conflict.
After presenting the exhibition “Who are the Kurds? “Josette Blanchet, the departmental association’s president, launched the festivities.