Japan added PKK to the list of terrorist organizations

Japan added PKK to the list of terrorist organizations

Japan’s Public Security Intelligence Agency (PSIA) added the PKK to its list of terrorist organizations.


The Embassy of Japan in Ankara announced that the terrorist organization PKK was included in the list of terrorist organizations of Japan’s Public Security Intelligence Agency (PSIA).

In the statement made by the Embassy, ​​it was stated that the website containing PSIA’s list of international terrorist organizations was updated a few days ago and PKK, which was not previously included in the list, was added to the list.

In the statement, it was emphasized that “the Japanese government included the PKK among the terrorist and similar organizations whose assets should be frozen as of 2002 and condemned the terrorist acts carried out by the PKK.”

“There is no change in this policy of the Japanese government,” the embassy statement said. The expression was used.

PKK was not on the list

The terrorist organization PKK was not included in the “Major International Terrorist Organizations” list and “General Trends” chart previously updated by PSIA, affiliated with the Ministry of Justice of Japan.

It was noteworthy that the PKK was not included in the list, which included both local and international terrorist organizations such as Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab, DAESH, Japanese Red Army and Aum Shinrikyo.

Answering the questions, the PSIA official explained that the Turkey section of the organization’s current “Regional Situation of Terrorism” catalog includes past and current information about the terrorist organizations DAESH, PKK and Al-Qaeda.

PSIA’s “2022 Situation of International Terrorism” chart also included details of the attack carried out by the PKK on Istiklal Street in Istanbul in November 2022.


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