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Massrour Barzani says Kurds should not lose opportunity to establish state Kurdistan

ID: 201601022035

Region Chancellor of Security Council Masrour Barzani has issued a message to mark the 2016 New Year, has highlighted the major developments the Middle East and reiterated that Kurds in Iraq should not lose the current opportunity to establish an independent state in the north of Iraq.
In a statement on Thursday, Barzani thanked the people of the Kurdistan Region for remaining strong in the face of a series of crises during the last year, and wished all a peaceful coming year.
All the indications show that political borders in the Middle East will soon be redrawn, reads the statement, and Kurds must not miss this unique opportunity as it may not happen again, BasNews reported.
He reiterated on the role of the Peshmerga forces on the frontlines against Islamic State (IS) and stressed that their sacrifices have created a peaceful atmosphere for people to celebrate the New Year.
“Not only the people of Kurdistan, but the world is now proud of the Peshmerga,” Barzani said.
He urged the international community to provide further immediate support to the Peshmerga forces as “they are fighting on behalf of the globe.”

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