On February 25, the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries massacred three civilians in the village of Aqiba in Shirawa district, Afrin canton.
The Co-Chair of the Executive Council, Afrin Shiraz Hamou, condemned the massacre and held the Turkish state and the international community responsible for killing the civilians.
Hamou said the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries "have not stopped targeting Afrin people who have been forcibly displaced from their lands since its occupation to this day.
"They aim at undermining the will of the people and force them to flee," she said, adding that "the people are committed to the right of resistance and struggle to confront these plans."
"A while ago, there was a massacre in Tel Rifaat, a few days ago a woman was targeted in Shirawa district, and today a new massacre was committed in Aqiba village," she said.
Erdogan is responsible for killing the civilians.
Shiraz reported that Turkish President Erdogan, who uses the displaced card to pressure the European Union, is far from this fact and he himself is the one who massacres the civilians". The Turkish President Erdogan claims humanity at the international forums, and uses the refugee card ". He is always putting pressure on the European Union and the rest of the world, but in fact he is far from that; is responsible for the massacres that are taking place on the people of Afrin , Aqiba massacre is a good example of."
Shiraz Hamou pointed out that mercenaries are shelling Shirawa and Al-Shehaba canton in revenge for Idlib and Aleppo: "This proves the defeat of the Turkish state in Idlib and Aleppo.
Shiraz Hamou condemned on behalf of the Autonomous Administration in Afrin canton Aqiba massacre, and appealed to the international community to take a firm stand against "the crimes of the Turkish occupation linked mercenaries , to hold their President Erdogan accountable, and to put an end to attacks targeting civilians.
Shiraz Hamou also said that Afrin residents are going to resist until liberation and return to their homes.