Saturday, July 3, 2021

Greek and Turkish young communists to meet in Lesvos

Dimitris Koutsoumbas (KKE) and Kemal Okuyan (TKP)

Greek and Turkish young communists, members and friends of the KKE and the TKP, are going to meet on July 9-11 in the island of Lesvos (Lesbos), at the 30th Anti-imperialist Camp of the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE).

KNE organizes this year's Anti-imperialist camp in Mytilene, Lesvos, under the slogan: “In Greece and Turkey, the enemy is the same: NATO – governments – capitalism! Socialism is the future!”.

The two-day events will conclude with a large political rally on Saturday 10 July, at 8 pm, at Sappho's Square in Mytilene. A speech will be delivered by Nikos Abatielos, Secretary of the Central Council of KNE. 

Greeting messages will be delivered by the General Secretaries of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP), Dimitris Koutsoumbas and Kemal Okuyan respectively.

The programme of the 30th Anti-imperialist camp of KNE includes numerous cultural events, music concerts, various sports activities, political debates, etc. (The full programme in Greek).

Since 1991, the Anti-imperialist camp of the Communist Youth of Greece that takes place very summer consists a meeting point for thousands of young communists, men and women, from every part of the country.