"Accused of dealings with the PKK"
"A former local councillor for the green Party has been arrested in Istanbul, according to Turkish media. "
"the Man in his 60s was formerly active with local councillors and accused of Turkey for cooperation with the country of banned organisation, the PKK. "
"According to the man's wife, he visited the relatives when he was arrested, said the Echo."
"Several Turkish media outlets report that antiterrorstyrkor arrested a Swedish citizen on a visit in Istanbul on Wednesday. "
"the Man in his 60s accused there to have had dealings with the banned terrorist organisation, the PKK. "
"the Man's wife states that he has been in Turkey to visit relatives – and that he was arrested in connection with a visit of a relative, said she to the Echo. "
"When Aftonbladet reaches the wife she does not want to comment on the arrest. "
"I'm not feeling well now, we can talk then," says the wife. "
"the Man was in the last legislature working with local councillors and had nämndemannauppdrag for the green Party. "
"– It is true that he was a deputy in the last parliament, but nowadays he is not a member of the green Party anymore, " says the spokesperson for the green Party in the current municipality. "
"What have you for information about the man accused of?"
"– We have no further information about this, but assumes that the foreign MINISTRY is working with the case, " says the spokesperson. "
"At the foreign MINISTRY's press office indicated that the man investigating the case, but can not confirm that a Swedish is gripen. "
" We are aware of this information. We are looking into the matter by our consulate general in Istanbul, says Buster Mirow Emitslöf at the foreign MINISTRY's press service to Aftonbladet. "