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Hatay isnt a part of Kurdistan

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in response to reader comment: hatay is part of kurdistan and most people of hatay are kurds

Submitted by A man from Hatay (Netherlands), Oct 14, 2011 at 12:18

Hatay isnt a part of Kurdistan, it was a part of Syria a long time ago. If you visit Hatay you can see that most people there dont have Arabic nor Turkish characteristics. Hatay was occupied by the Romans and by the French so somewhere in the line the native people from Hatay mingled with the occupiers.

If Hatay was a Kurdish region, why is it that none of the people in Hatay there cant speak the Kurdish language?? I am from a place called Mersin in Hatay and i cant speak or understand Kurdish.

If they were Kurdish they would have preserved their language and so this epicly proves that Kurds never lived in Hatay. The only language that the people of Hatay preserved and still are speaking is the Syrian-arabic language.

There are probably kurdish people who migrated from Iraq to Hatay and are only there for doing some business

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