"A Swedish man in his 60s has been arrested in Turkey, confirms the ministry of foreign affairs. The man accused, according to the Turkish media to have links to the country of the banned kurdish organisation PKK."
"We can confirm that we are aware that a Swedish citizen had been detained in Turkey," says Anna Lundbladh, presskommunikatör at the MFA."
"They have got a legal representative, but what the accusations are based in can the foreign MINISTRY do not respond to. They refer instead to the local law enforcement authorities."
"– the foreign MINISTRY and the consulate-general is following the case closely. The consulate general is in contact with the person of its legal representative, " says Anna Lundbladh."
"TT talked Thursday with the ex-mp for the green Party, Rabwar Hassan, who is a friend of the man. Hassan said that the friend was arrested on Wednesday by the Turkish security police."