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 Is Turkey losing 400 billion dollars from Kurdistan Occupation?

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  The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author


Is Turkey losing 400 billion dollars from Kurdistan Occupation?  7.10.2011   
By Hamma Mirwaisi -     

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October 7, 2011

Below is the best estimate by the Minister of Labor and Social Security Mr. Faruk Çelik from the Islamist administration of Turkish PM Erdogan. He is estimating Turkey’s war against Kurdish people under the leadership of PKK.

“It is indeed difficult to put an exact price tag on losses stemming from the terror campaign waged by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) since 1984, but Minister of Labor and Social Security Faruk Çelik last month put the cost of terrorism at $400 billion”.

400 billion divided by 27 years is 14.81 billion dollars a year.              

Hamma Mirwaisi, representative of the Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) in America
The losses are more than that. First you must not put the price on human life because human is priceless.

Second this estimate is wrong because most of the Turkey’s wealth goes to weapon and military expanses. The 14.81 billion dollars per years is nothing for what they are taking by force from Kurdistan wealth.

Turks are taking Kurdistan wealth free of charges. That is the reason for occupying Kurdistan. They are making money from occupation. Turks will get out of Kurdistan when they are losing money.

Kurds must fight them economically instead of just fighting military. The Kurds must boycott Turkish product in Turkey and overseas especially Kurds from the part occupied by Iraq, Iran and Syria must not buy Turkish product. The Kurd must learn to fight enemies in many ways as much as they can. No one is forcing you to buy Turkish product.

Turkey is going bankrupt soon according to many reports released by expert recently. PM of Turkey is spending more money than the income of the country. He is borrowing money for the war. They are going to collapse soon.

Turkey is out of control. The PM of Turkey’s hatred toward Kurdish people is not going anywhere. He is going to pay the price for his wrong doing. He could be overthrown soon because he is making more problems for Turkey than making peace for them.

PKK terror could cost Turkish economy up to $400 billion

Hamma Mirwaisi, is a Member of the Kurdistan National Congress (KNK), representative of KNK in America and the author of the book, "Return of the Medes". Born in Kurdistan, he is a US citizen and has lived in the US for over 35 years. He currently works as a speaker and business consultant for the Middle East region where he hopes to some day aid in the establishment of an “Economic Union” in the area spanning from Pak to Turkey and from Kurdistan to the former Soviet Union. Return of the Medes is available now Buy. Story of the Return of the Medes (Kurds).

Mirwaisi is a regular contributing writer and columnist for He can be reached at [email protected]

The views expressed are the author's alone.

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