No: 159, 3 August 2020, Press Release Regarding The Announcement Of The Oil Contract Signed By The “syrian Democratic Forces” , Which Is Led By The Pkk/ypg Terrorist Organization

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 03.08.2020

It is reported in the press that the "Syrian Democratic Forces", which is led by PKK/YPG terrorist organization, signed a contract with "Delta Crescent Energy LLC", a US-based company, for oil extraction, processing and trade in north eastern parts of Syria.

By this step, the PKK/YPG terrorist organization has clearly demonstrated its ambition to advance its seperatist agenda by seizing the natural resources of the Syrian people. The natural resources of Syria belong to the Syrian people.

We deeply regret the US support to this step, disregarding international law, violating territorial integrity, unity and sovereignty of Syria, as well as being considered within the scope of financing terrorism. This act, which cannot be justified by any legitimate motive, is utterly unacceptable.

Atatürk

Mehmet Vakur Erkul Ambassador
Monday - Friday

09.00 - 12.30 / 13.30 - 18.00

Consular Section Application Hours: 09.30-12.00 To get information by phone, please call between 14:00-16:00 hrs Visa Application: www.visa.gov.tr
1/1/2021 1/1/2021 New Year's Day
1/6/2021 1/6/2021 The Epiphany
4/2/2021 4/2/2021 Good Friday
4/5/2021 4/5/2021 Second Easter Day
5/1/2021 5/1/2021 Vappu/May Day
5/13/2021 5/13/2021 Helatorstai/Ascension Day
5/13/2021 5/13/2021 Religious Holiday (Ramadan)
6/25/2021 6/25/2021 Midsummer Eve/Juhannus
7/25/2021 7/25/2021 Religious Holiday (Eid al Adha)
10/29/2021 10/29/2021 29 October Republic Day
12/6/2021 12/6/2021 Independence Day of Finland
12/24/2021 12/26/2021 Christmas Eve/Days