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Question on a Kurdish State

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Submitted by David (United States), Sep 29, 2013 at 15:01

When I spoke with you at an event this past year about the Kurds, you suggested that their chance of achieving an independent state had gone from "none" to "slim."

Would you now suggest that current events have advanced this chance even further from "slim" to "possible?"

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Yes, developments in Syria and Turkey are working to the advantage of the Kurds.

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