MESOP : PUTIN PRO BARZANI – Iraqi Kurdish KDP welcomes Putin’s recent comment on the rights of Kurds
24 Dec 2016 – ERBIL – Iraq’s Kurdistan region welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent comment on the rights of Kurds, who have always appreciated relations with Russia, a member of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Russia said Friday.
“The Russian president’s words are a very important step. We consider them as readiness to recognize independence of Iraqi Kurdistan if it is formalized in accordance with the international legislation,” Hoshawi Babakr told RIA Novosti. www.mesop.de