I believe that the president has a plan to recognize Kurdish sovereignty and statehood.
If Israel can facilitate treatment there, in third countries or in Israel, this would be a place where lives can be saved.
“We, as Israelis and Jews, must not stand by when we see another nation abandoned by its allies and left defenseless,” read an online petition.
All Kurdish groups are considered by the Turkish government as “terrorists” who do not represent the Kurds in any way, and the Turkish state ironically sees its duty as one of controlling the Kurds.
President Donald J. Trump’s decision to quit Syria opens the door for Iran to expand its influence in Syria, jeopardizing Israel’s security.
The Kurds are divided into four oppressor states, two of which – Turkey and Iran – are also key regional power brokers. Divided Kurdish forces have had to work together to survive.
The Kurds have every right to nationhood adhering to a destiny without fear of persecution.
Israel is the only real democracy in the Middle East, a country that defends Western Christian-Jewish culture, democracy, human dignity and humanism, but is criticized nevertheless.
This first-of-its-kind Knesset event was chaired by Ksenia Svetlova, the Chairperson of the Lobby for Strengthening the Relationship between the State of Israel and the Kurdish People.
As a result, the Kurds lost the ability to sell Kirkuk oil.