Turkey’s Ambassador to Pristina Sabri Tunjeli visited the village of Prekaz, where Adem Jachari, one of the founding leaders of the Kosovo Liberation Army (UCK), and his family were martyred.
Ambassador Angeli laid a wreath on the martyrdom of Kosovo’s national hero Adem Yasari and his family in Prikaz, and conducted investigations into the homes where the “Prikaz massacre” took place.
After meeting with Adem Yasari’s brother, Rifat Jachari, Angeli said Kosovo has a special place in the hearts of the Turkish people.
Noting that they will continue to support the people of Kosovo, Angeli said, “Kosovo became one of the first countries to come to the aid of the Turkish people after the earthquake on February 6. We will never forget this. I came here because I wanted to see with my own eyes how the struggle began.” For independence.” Use phrases.
On the other hand, Rifaat Al-Jishari conveyed his condolences to Ambassador Angeli for those who lost their lives in the earthquake that struck Turkey, and said:
I would like to thank the Ambassador of Turkey in Kosovo. I would also like to thank President Erdogan who stood by us and helped us during the war and is still with us and helped us in every way. I believe we will always be together. This was proven after the construction of the Adem Jashari Square in Sivas, and I believe that this bond will continue from generation to generation.”
The Serbian forces, consisting of about 5 thousand people, surrounded the house of Adam Al-Jashri in the village of Prikaz on March 5-7, 1998, and killed 56 people, including women, children and the elderly, in their attacks with tanks and heavy weapons. The massacre was spared by Bsarta, the 10-year-old daughter of Hamza al-Jashari.
The attack, known as the “Pricasa massacre”, is considered one of the turning points in NATO’s international intervention in the country.
“All findings prove that the attack was not aimed at capturing KLA soldiers, but rather killing and capturing them,” Amnesty International said in a report released after the attack on Al-Jashari’s family. included evaluation.
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