# 50 asaf - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Axel
    • 13.08.07 | 17:27 (IDT)

    "Kurds in Iraq and Syria, based on your numbers - 7 millions Palestinians - 5 millions Do the Kurds in Arab countries have no right to their own state?" First: I do not see that these numbers make a difference or a similarity. And may I ask why you only talk of 7 million Kurds and restrict the problem to "Kurds in Arab countries"? Second, I have no problem with the Kurds having a Kurdish state. But VERY unlike a Palestinian state, a kurdish state would have to be made out of portions of several sovereign states. If you have an idea how this could be achieved peacefully, I am looking forward to your answer.

    from the article: Kurds build an island of calm in the inferno of Iraq
    First published 00:00 13.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 13.08.07
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