Friday, July 9, 2021

The 30th Anti-imperialist camp of KNE begins in Mytilene

Under the slogan “In Greece and Turkey, the enemy is the same: NATO – governments – capitalism! Socialism is the future!”, the 30th Anti-imperialist camp of the Communist Youth of Greece (KNE) begins today, 9 July, in Mytilene, Lesvos.

The first campers arrived on Thursday at the campsite at Tsamakia, close to Mytilene, 902 portal has reported. 

A delegation of the Communist Youth of Turkey (TKG) will participate in the events of the camp, which 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 while 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.

Following a tradition of 30 years, 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. 

This year's camp in Lesvos is marked by the participation of young communists from Turkey, showing the fraternal relationship between the KKE and TKP and consists an example of solidarity between the working people in both countries.