Opposition parties in the Dutch parliament demanding an international independent inquiry be carried out into Turkey’s supplying of arms to jihadists groups in Syria and Iraq have submitted a joint parliamentary question concerning allegations that Turkey has been supplying arms to terrorist groups, including the terrorist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a daily reported on Monday.
The Taraf daily reported that the Dutch political parties the Socialist Party (SP), Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA), Party for Freedom (PVV), ChristianUnion (CU), Reformed Political Party (SGP), Party for the Animals (PvdD) and an independent member of the parliament, Joram van Klaveren collectively submitted a parliamentary question last week, asking the Netherlands’ foreign minister to answer it.
In the question, Turkish main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s recent statements on Turkish trucks allegedly carrying arms to Syria was also mentioned. Kılıçdaroğlu had claimed that the government sent trucks full of arms to ISIL militants fighting the Syrian regime, sharing the details of the government’s transfer of these arms using documents shown at a CHP parliamentary group meeting on Oct. 14. […]