Kurds in Turkey APPG

First Registered: 21/11/2018 • Last updated on: 05/11/2019

Note: This APPG was last registered on 5th Nov 2019. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 6th Oct 2021 and may be defunct.

To raise the condition of the Kurdish people in Turkey. To raise awareness of solidarity and engagement for building democratic, free relationships by encouraging dialogue and discussions. To support efforts of developing and consolidating democracy, peaceful co-existence and harmony in the region. To organise cultural and social events, workshops and seminars to raise awareness of solidarity, development and the needs of the region.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Kurds in Turkey

1. Turkey: country policy and information notes
29/10/2019 - UK Visas and Immigration
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Found: ......... ................. 5 1.2 Map of Turkey ................................ ...........

2. Free Trade Agreement, done at Ankara on 29 December 2020, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Turkey (with Exchange of Letters)
24/02/2021 - Treaty
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Found: International treaty UK/Turkey: Free Trade Agreement [CS Turkey No.1/2021] This treaty was

3. Free Trade Agreement, done at Ankara on 29 December 2020, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Turkey (with Exchange of Letters)
24/02/2021 - Treaty
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Found: International treaty UK/Turkey: Free Trade Agreement [CS Turkey No.1/2021] This treaty was

4. Free Trade Agreement, done at Ankara on 29 December 2020, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Turkey (with Exchange of Letters)
24/02/2021 - Treaty
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Found: International treaty UK/Turkey: Free Trade Agreement [CS Turkey No.1/2021] This treaty was

5. Free Trade Agreement, done at Ankara on 29 December 2020, between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Turkey (with Exchange of Letters)
24/02/2021 - Treaty
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Found: International treaty UK/Turkey: Free Trade Agreement [CS Turkey No.1/2021] This treaty was

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Kurds in Turkey

1. US Troop Withdrawal from Northern Syria
08/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: north-east Syria. We have been consistently clear with Turkey that unilateral military action must be avoided - Speech Link
2: orderly handover. The Kurds will fight to defend their land. If the zone is secured, Turkey intends then to - Speech Link
3: understanding. We do not support any incursion by Turkey into north-west Syria.My right hon. Friend - Speech Link

2. Turkey: Treatment of Kurds
10/04/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered the treatment of Kurds in Turkey.Thank you, Mr Howarth, for allowing - Speech Link
2: silence at the human rights abuses against the Kurds in Turkey. Deciding to go on an indefinite hunger strike - Speech Link
3: being discussed in this Chamber. I support the Kurds and their right to self-determination—their right - Speech Link

3. Syria and Iraq
24/10/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: these past two weeks was entirely predictable. Turkey threatened regularly to take the action that it - Speech Link
2: the moment, it is riding high and in cahoots with Turkey, so far as one can make out.What is the - Speech Link

4. Turkish Incursion into Northern Syria
15/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: that it would withdraw its troops from the region, Turkey launched a military operation in north-east Syria - Speech Link
2: at its southern border with Syria. For decades, Turkey has been a staunch ally in NATO and one of the - Speech Link
3: injured.Direct conflict between Syria and Turkey is now just another notch closer, so I request - Speech Link

5. Turkey: Kurds and Yazidis in Syria
23/05/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: have made of allegations of genocide by Turkey against the Kurds and Yezides of Afrin province in Syria - Speech Link
2: strongly in our close dialogue with Turkey about Syria, and Turkey has assured us of its commitment to - Speech Link
3: Afrin? Kurds and Yazidis are being murdered while Turks from Turkey, Syrian refugees from Turkey and displaced - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Kurds in Turkey
1. Turkey: Kurds
asked by: John McDonnell
14/09/2021
... what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of recent reports of Turkish military activity in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq; and if he will make a statement.

2. Turkey: Kurds
asked by: John McDonnell
10/09/2021
... what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of recent reports of Turkish military activity in the Kurdish region of Northern Syria; and if he will make a statement.

3. Turkey: Kurds
asked by: John McDonnell
09/09/2021
... what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of recent reports that the Turkish Government is seeking to shut down the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party in Turkey; and if he will make a statement.

4. Turkey: Kurds
asked by: John McDonnell
09/09/2021
... Iraq and Syria.

5. Turkey: Kurds
asked by: John McDonnell
09/09/2021
... what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of reports of the attack and murder of a Kurdish family on 30 July 2021 in the Konya region of Turkey; and if he will make a statement.

Latest Questions
Former APPG Members
Chris Stephens Portrait
Chris Stephens
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019

No benefits in kind are on record for the Kurds in Turkey APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Kurds in Turkey APPG