Selahattin Demirtaş, Member of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey and Co-Chair of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), spoke with members of the German Bundestag as well as representatives of several ministries and selected think tanks about current domestic and regional challenges for Turkey. Furthermore, he addressed the visions of his party HDP for the future of Turkey and the interests of the Kurdish people in the region. Other topics of the discussion were Turkey’s role in Syria and the relations between the international community and Ankara.
Körber Foundation regularly invites a small circle of high-ranking actors within Berlin’s foreign policy community to its Political Background Discussions. As in the Bergedorf Round Tables, the discussions take place shielded from the public, so as to enable a confidential, frank, and constructive exchange.