Kurdish independence referendum is ‘grave mistake,’ Turkey says

http://ift.tt/1JO4keG
The Turkish Foreign Ministry on June 9 called a decision by the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) to hold an independence referendum a “grave mistake,” saying that Iraq’s territorial integrity and political unity was a fundamental principle for Ankara.

source: Kurdpress News Aganecy

Read more

Advertisements

Syrian Kurdish forces should not be core of Raqqa operation, Turkey says

Editorial Staff
http://ift.tt/eA8V8J

LONDON,— Turkey supports a planned operation to drive Islamic State out of its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa but the Kurdish YPG militia should not be the ones at the core of it, Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik told Reuters on Thursday. “What Turkey focuses and insists on is that instead of solely the YPG forces, […]

The post Syrian Kurdish forces should not be core of Raqqa operation, Turkey says appeared first on Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News.

source: Kurd Net – Ekurd.net Daily News

Read more