Pan-Kurdish National Conference in Iraqi
Kurdistan postponed until November
The preparatory committee of the Kurdish National
Conference, (from left to right) Kamal Kirkuki ,
Ronahi Serhat and Saadi Pera.
Kurdish National Conference
postponed for a second time
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September 4, 2013
ERBIL-Hewlęr, Kurdistan region 'Iraq',—
Preparatory Committee for the Kurdish National
Convention announced that the Convention is been
postponed until November 25th, National Iraqi News
In a statement issued on Tuesday, Sep. 3, the
Committee said that the date of Sep. 15, set for the
Convention coincide with campaigning for the
election of Kurdistan Region's Parliament.
It added that because of this, the Kurdish National
Convention has been postponed until November 25,
2013 after the end of the Kurdistan's Parliamentary
The Kurdish National Conference, aimed at gathering
all Kurdish political groups and setting a roadmap
for the Middle East’s 30 million Kurds and which was
originally set to take place on August 24th,www.ekurd.net
in Erbil, has been postponed for the first time to
600 people representing Kurds from the four parts of
Kurdistan ( Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Iran) would
attend the conference.
Estimated to over 40 million Kurds live in Big
Kurdistan (Southern Kurdistan-Iraq, Northern
Kurdistan-Turkey and Armenia, Western
Kurdistan-Syria, Eastern Kurdistan-Iran), which
covers an area as big as France.
The Kurds are considered the largest nation in the
world that do not have a state and were deprived
their nation rights and subjected to persecution
over the past decades when Western lands agreement
divided among the four countries, namely Iraq,
Turkey, Iran and Syria.
Four countries tried to undermine the identity of
Kurdish nationalism, but they resisted these
repressive policies and hundreds of thousands of
them were killed in the revolutions fought against
the ruling regimes.
The four countries are looking forward for the
Kurdish National Conference, which is the first of
its kind and the outcome of the results.
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