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President Barzani Concludes “Important” Visit to Turkey

Meeting with Turkish PM and two cabinet ministers.

The President of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani concluded his one-day visit to Turkey on Wednesday where he met the top Turkish leaders. President Barzani met the Turkish President Receb Teyyib Erdogan and the Prime Minister on Tuesday afternoon in the capital of Turkey, Ankara. His visit was upon an official …

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President and PM Barzani Condemn Turkey’s Failed Coup Attempt

Turkish soldiers secure the area as supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan protest in Istanbul's Taksim square, early Saturday, July 16, 2016. Turkey's prime minister says a group within Turkey's military has engaged in what appeared to be an attempted coup. Binali Yildirim told NTV television: "it is correct that there was an attempt." (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

The President of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani and the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani condemned the coup attempt of 15/16 July night in Turkey. “The Presidency of the Kurdistan Region condemns any attempts to change politically-elected system through coups and arms against the will of …

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Turkey Has Made Clear To U.S. That Gulen Behind Coup Plot

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Turkey’s foreign minister said on Saturday he had made clear in a call with U.S. counterpart John Kerry that followers of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen were behind a coup attempt, but had not directly discussed the cleric’s possible extradition. A faction of the armed forces, deemed by the government as …

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Masoud Barzani: HDP and AKP Should Form Government

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On Sunday night, the President of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani released a statement on the recent conflict between the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the Turkish army. A few excerpts of his text that has been published by his Office reads as follows: It has been for a century that …

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