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Mr Abdurrahman BABACAN

Speeches since 2019

18/04/2024 | 18:43:45 Thank you. As you know, the Council of Europe is a broad umbrella organisation established after the Second World War to expand the notion of human rights, peace and democracy from there to reach out to Immanuel Kant's Perpetual Peace ideal in the 18th century, but now there is a discussion about this function of Europe in general both during the Cold War and after periods of the Cold War. And we also saw this in Gaza, in the massacre in Gaza by Israel throughout seven months. However, Europe... 23/01/2024 | 20:16:51 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Europe has made a grave mistake with its reaction to the humanitarian tragedy and genocide committed by Israel in Gaza. With its own hands, it does nothing but deepen the great doubt and disbelief that has emerged and is getting stronger and deeper in the world regarding the European identity, European values, Europe’s political significance and global dominance, which have been discussed in the world for a long time. And still insists on... 12/10/2023 | 20:20:31 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear Colleagues I believe the report contains some baseless, speculative, biased and tendentious language and accusation. Is this a methodological objection to Kavala’s trial process, or a policy of categorical accusation of Türkiye based on some politically-motivated approaches? This is a question that needs to be considered and evaluated honestly and sincerely. Kavala, who has been detained since October 2017, was acquitted in Gezi protest... 12/10/2023 | 18:19:16 Thank you, Madam Chair, Esteemed ladies and gentlemen, Towards the close of the 20th century, the world bore witness to mass killings in the presence of the international community driven by ethnic animosity. Over the past thirty years, numerous meetings were held between the parties through the Minsk process. The foundation for these negotiations rested upon the Madrid Principles, which encompassed the settlement of the conflict within the framework of Azerbaijan's territorial integrity and...