Nechirvan Barzani, a powerful Kurdish leader in northern Iraq, argues that Turkey is targeting terrorists, not ‘the Kurds’.
President of the Kurdish Regional Government in Northern Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, said that his government had previously warned Syrian Kurds to distance themselves from the PKK terror group.
A Turkish military base was attacked by violent protesters in northern Iraq. Both the Kurdistan Regional Government and Turkey say the PKK provoked the crowds.
The prime minister of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region says it is unacceptable that the PKK uses some areas as a base to attack Turkey and Iran.
Public officials, tradesmen and Peshmerga forces of KRG have endured the greatest difficulties following a non-binding independence referendum, as the Iraqi central government, Iran and Turkey put economic pressure on the semi-autonomous region.
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