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Kurdistan

Erbil joins call for establishment of federal system in Syria

By Rudaw 3/3/2016
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ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — The president of the Kurdistan Region has expressed his support for a federal system in Syria and called on Kurdish groups to unite behind the project.

“For stability in Syria and real partnership among its people the Kurdistan Region supports the idea of a federal system,” said the office of Kurdish President Masoud Barzani on Thursday.

The statement calls on the Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) to lend their support to any such project.

“We ask the Kurdish groups in Syria to have one position and in a united political project demand a federal system in Syria,” it read.

The possibility of such a system has been raised by certain local groups in Syria as well as western leaders, among them Russian deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov who said on Monday that Moscow supports any arrangement the Syrians reach, including federalism.

Earlier this week an umbrella Kurdish group TEVDEM which includes the Democratic Union Party (PYD) announced in Amude that federalism was their system of choice for Syria.

Syrian Kurds have been in control of their areas north and east of the country since 2012 and have largely kept out of the Syrian civil war.

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Hastyar | 3/3/2016
The PDK support the PYD for such project ? That's something new, I wonder how Turkey would react to PDK speech for supporting the PYD
CannotBelieveIt | 3/3/2016
So Turkey used the pipeline to pressure KRG and it directly followed. Amazing, we are are the new turkish vasals. A federal system is only a solution if KRG wants to protect its cash and influence. Shame on you for betraying the common kurdish cause: A reminder for you: Its a united Kurdistan. Nothing less.
John | 3/3/2016
Kurdish president and all other parties leader should focus on Kurdistan region and their unity. You should sort yourself out before you support or advice other.
Reality | 3/3/2016
@Hastyar, not likely. YPG is strong in rojava when there is fighting, they are the ones fighting and giving martyrs, this makes them strong among the people of rojava, giving them room to block KDP in rojava. But if fighting stops maybe KDP can start to come into rojava. I don't think KDP can, but they will try.
Gerbert d'Aurillac | 3/3/2016
I would say to the Kurds of Rojava to unite and fight as one man for self-governance and never accept Arabs rule . It is time to unite Kurds with Kurds .Forget about cheap ideologies which are as bad as religion.You are a Nation and you have the right to a State of your own ,nothing less .May God bless all Kurds..
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