Turkmen Front confirms its adherence to Iraqi identity of Kirkuk

turkmen front confirms its adherence to iraqi identity of kirkuk Turkmen Front confirms its adherence to Iraqi identity of Kirkuk

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Turkmen Front confirmed its adherence to the Iraqi identity of Kirkuk province denying receiving a Turkish request to accept the Kurdistani identity of Kirkuk.

A statement by the Front received by IraqiNews.com cited “We wish to public that the Turkmen people are adherent to the Iraqi identity of Kirkuk and its Turkmen cultural and historical merit.”

Over the statements of the Premier, Nouri al-Maliki, in which he said that Turkey requested some Turkmen not to object the claim that Kirkuk is Kurdistani, the statement added “We did not hear any statement by a Turkish official over the Kurdistani identity of Kirkuk.”

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