ERBIL — The Rights and Freedom Party (HAK-PAR), a Kurdish political party in Turkey emphasized that the independence of Kurdistan Region from Iraq will lead to the security in the wider region.
Refik Karakoç, the leader of HAK-PAR, said in a press conference on Saturday that the Kurdistan Region’s independence will serve as a security factor in the region.
Karakoç explained that Kurdistan Region is a strategic neighbor for Turkey and its independence will also further strengthen the stability of Turkey.
Turkey, therefore, should be the first country to recognize Kurdistan’s independence, he added.
Kurdistan Region is approaching the vote on independence which is set to take place on 25th of this month.