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Kurds raise flag in Iraqi city of Kirkuk

Kurdish provincial councillors watch on as the Iraqi (R) and Kurdish (L) flags are raised over a government building in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on March 28, 2017. (AFP)

Altaf Ahmad
Press TV, Baghdad

Iraqi Kurds have raised their flag at the provincial council in the northern city of Kirkuk. They insist that the move is in response to a demand by the majority of people there. Kurds also say the move will not affect the current co-existence among different communities in Kirkuk. But, Arabs and Turkmens in the city have opposed the Kurdish move.


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