Saturday, April 30, 2011

SYRIA - The Syrian nationality granted to Kurds

President Bashar Assad issued a decree on April 7 giving citizenship to Syrian Kurds Hasaka region in north-east, pan-Arab daily reported. This measure relates to 100,000 Kurds registered as foreigners since the 1962 census. According to an opposing party Yakiti, the Kurdish Democratic Party, the Kurds continue to assert their civil, political and cultural.

He remains in the country nearly 200,000 Kurds denied Syrian nationality.

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