The Kurdish Connection to a Palestinian State

(Ynet News) Guy Bechor - On July 15, the Kurdish leadership in Turkey declared the establishment of a democratic Kurdish autonomy in southeastern Turkey, with its capital in Diyarbakir. Some 850 Kurdish politicians and leaders convened in Diyarbakir to declare the democratic autonomy's formation, including 30 Kurds who are Turkish parliamentarians. If the two million Palestinians in Judea and Samaria deserve a state, why shouldn't there be a state for the 18 million Kurds, who were discriminated against and exploited in the past 100 years? We can now understand the dilemma faced by Iraq, Iran, Syria and Turkey, which all have Kurdish minorities, over the notion of a unilaterally declared Palestinian state.

2011-08-04 00:00:00

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