Turkish television TRT broadcast speech broke the Kurdish leader of the Social Democratic Party, Ahmet Turk (Ahmet Turk) in the parliament, when he moved in his speech on the Kurdish language, reported CNN.
Speech on the Protection of the Kurdish language, Ahmet Turk began in Turkish. "We are not opposed to Turkish was the official language of the country, but we demand the lifting of bans on the use of Kurdish," - said Turk. Then the leader of the Social Democratic Party said it would continue in Kurdish. It was at this time of broadcast was interrupted.
According to a TV channel TRT, the cessation of broadcasting was carried out in accordance with the Turkish Constitution, which prohibits the use of a language in Parliament, except the Turkish.
Ahmet Turk called paradoxical situation, since 1 January 2009 with the permission of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan began broadcasting the first television channel to Kurdish language TRT6.
Until 1991, the Kurdish language in Turkey was under a total ban.