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Barzani Congratulates HDP on Election Success

A man waves the Kurdish flag to celebrate election results of the pro-Kurdish Peoples's Democracy Party in Diyarbakir.

The Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani has congratulated the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) for their significant success in yesterday’s election in Turkey. In a statement released today, President Barzani congratulated the people of Turkey and the competing political parties on their achievements. He said: “The election proves that democratic …

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Erdogan’s Governing Party in Turkey Loses Parliamentary Majority

The elections in Turkey resulted in the success of the pro-Kurdish HDP.

Turkish voters delivered a rebuke on Sunday to PresidentRecep Tayyip Erdogan as his party lost its majority in Parliament in a historic election that thwarted his ambition to rewrite Turkey’s Constitution and further bolster his clout. The results represented a significant setback for Mr. Erdogan, an Islamist who has steadily increased his …

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