the Man, who had previously been politically active at the municipal level in Sweden, were arrested according to sources, the Turkish news agency Andalou on Monday. Swedish Radio " Ekot reports that he was arrested after a joint operation conducted by Turkish intelligence and the country's antiterrorstyrkor.
the state Department says that they know the data but can not yet confirm them.
" We are investigating the matter through our consulate general in Istanbul, says Julia Kviberg at the foreign MINISTRY's press service.
considered to be responsible for around 40,000 deaths in Turkey and is also available on both the EU's and USA's lists of terrorist organisations.
In Sweden attracted the attention of the organisation particularly during the 80's, when they had suspicions directed against him in connection with the murder of Olof Palme. Before then, had two defectors have been murdered in Uppsala and Stockholm. In recent times, however, the secret Police, not seen the PKK as a threat to Sweden.