Because many Kurds waved Israeli flags during their referendum for independence, Turkey’s strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses the Mossad security service as being responsible for the Kurd’s seeking independence and their subsequent vote last week.
By Chana Roberts
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday evening blamed Israel’s Mossad for Iraqi Kurdistan’s decision to become independent.
Iraqi Kurds on Tuesday night declared victory in the independence referendum held Monday.
Kurdistan’s futire border would be the area of their red, white & green national flag
According to Erdogan, the fact that the Kurds flew Israeli flags during their celebrations is proof of Israeli involvement. Continue Reading »
Israel becomes the first country to officially endorse Kurdish independence as PM Netanyahu announced that the Jewish State “supports the legitimate efforts of the Kurdish people to attain a state of its own.”
• The referendum which takes place in Turkey, Iraq and Iran on Sept. 25, have all three countries opposing the vote.
By the Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Israel supports Kurdish independence.
The statement, made ahead of a key referendum on the matter set for Sept. 25, said that Israel rejects the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, and considers it a terrorist organization, but noted that Israel “supports the legitimate efforts of the Kurdish people to attain a state of its own.” Continue Reading »
Although, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rarely addresses the Kurdish issue, he told a visiting delegation of 33 American congressmen last week that he is in favor of an independent Kurdish state since they are a “brave, pro-Western people who share our values” and could curtail Iran’s expansion in their region.
By HERB KEINON
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a delegation of 33 Republican congressmen last week that he is in favor of an independent Kurdish state in parts of Iraq, The Jerusalem Post has learned.
According to a source who took part in the discussion on Thursday, Netanyahu expressed his “positive attitude” toward a Kurdish state in the Kurdish areas of Iraq, saying the Kurds are a “brave, pro-Western people who share our values.” Continue Reading »