PKK Executive Committee Member Duran Kalkan spoke in the graduation ceremony of guerrilla candidates who completed their training and said, “We will mobilize to defend Afrin, Shehba and all of Rojava. We will do whatever is necessary to break this fascist aggression of AKP-MHP-ISIS that has become the bane of humanity today throughout Kurdistan, and to send them to the trash can of history.”
Kurdish youth continue to join the ranks of the guerrilla in the face of Turkish state attacks against the Kurdish people. In Medya Defense Zones, a group of guerrilla candidates who completed the training in the Martyr Diler Helo term received their diplomas in a military ceremony which PKK Executive Committee Member Duran Kalkan, HPG Commander Orhan Jehat, YJA-Star Commanders Raperîn Zinarîn and Nujin Garzan and many guerrillas attended. Duran Kalkan gave a speech to the guerrilla candidates in the military ceremony and called on the Kurdish people to mobilize against the Turkish state’s attacks against Afrin.