"Kurdish declared official language of Kirkuk
Friday, February 25, 2005
ANKARA � Turkish Daily News
The Kurdish governor of Kirkuk has issued a circular declaring Kurdish the official language in the disputed oil-rich city in northern Iraq, said a news report yesterday.
Kirkuk Governor Abdurrahman Mustafa's order came as Osman Korut�rk, Turkey's special envoy to Iraq, was visiting northern Iraq for talks with Jalal Talabani, leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK)."
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