Kurdish War: January 15, 2002


The PUK and KDP (the two major Iraqi Kurd factions) said that if the US attacked Saddam Husseins regime (and presumably destroyed it) they would not seek to form an independent Kurdish state in northern Iraq. Western news sources reported the PUK-KDP joint statement said that the Iraqi Kurd groups are advocating the territorial integrity and unity of Iraq with a democratic and a federal solution to the Kurdish question. The joint statement acknowledged Turkeys concerns about an independent Kurd state.


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