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TUE, 15 OCT 2019 Kurdistan Region (GMT +3)

What is KDP?

Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is a democratic and patriotic party who believes in human rights, Social justice and individual freedom. The party believes in the Kurdish and other nations' right to self determination and practicing this right in accordance with the international legal jurisdictions and through democratic and peaceful means. To achieve its aims, the Party benefits from the experiences of the history of the Kurdish liberation movement and Mustafa Barzani's patriotic and heroic legacy. It also benefits from the shared experiences of other nations which are relevant to circumstances in Kurdistan.

KDP was founded on 16 August 1946 under the leadership of the Kurdish legendary leader Mustafa Barzan



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The Kurdish and British officials emphasized on the importance of the close military coordination between the Peshmerga forces and Iraqi army in order to prevent the rebirth of IS.
China Urges Turkey to End Syria Offensive


Geng Shuang, a spokesperson for China’s foreign ministry, said Turkey is required to cease fire immediately and “come back to the right track”.

PICTURES: Kurds Gather in Erbil to Rain Flowers over French Consulate


rance is among the friend nations of Kurdistan Region. It played a key role in establishing the significant no-fly zone in 1991 to protect the Kurds against Saddam Hussein. France also was a major mediator to help the Erbil and Baghdad ease the political and military tensions in 2017 after Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum.