Mason Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq, has said that he does want to see Syria’s Kurdish-controlled areas descend into civil war amongst rival Kurdish factions.

The comments were made during the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Since 2012, the Zerevani forces affiliated to Barzani’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) have trained thousands of Syrian Kurdish Peshmergas to fight ISIS. However, due to disagreements between Barzani-backed Kurdish National Council (KNC) and the Democratic Union Party (PYD), the Rojava’s Peshmerga have not been able to return to Syria, according to Ara News.

“We don’t want to see a Kurdish-Kurdish fighting in Rojava, that is why we have not sent back the Rojava Peshmerga,” Barzani said. “We are not optimistic about the future of Kurdistan Rojava in Syria.”

“Peshmerga of Rojava can be the bridge to lessen regional tensions and force multiplier in anti-ISIS campaign,” Masrour Barzani, the head of the Kurdistan Region’s Security Council, said last month in Washington when arguing why they should be fighting in Syria.

However, Pentagon officials say that the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) have the most effective fighters in northern Syria, and that trying to assemble, train and equip an alternative force could be difficult and at best would take months, the Ara News report continued.

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Pete
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The irony is that Barzani is the only person trying to start a Kurdish civil war with his constant attempts to invade Rojava and Shengal! He’s the Kurds’ worst enemy.

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Bazrani = bought by Erdogan!
Hey, Massoud, remember us when you were elected for the last time? I bet it was bfore Mahmmoud Abbas was elected, LOL!

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Barzani traidor y aliado de Erdogan, no olvidemos que los Peshmergas abandonaron a su suerte a los Yazadies, tuvieron que entrar los PKK para ayudar a la población para rescatar de DAESH en Irak,

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ENGLISH!!

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+1 as I couldn’t let a thumbdown on what you point. Add to this that he’s very into nepotism, placing family at other key posts and all this little world ain’t elected at all, in other terms, Iraqi Kurdistan is another mid-east dictatorship, even if softer than the usual with populations but well, we’ll see when SHTF is over. PYD ruled areas are thesole real democracy in “Arab” countries, they’re even very into direct democracy patterned on the Swiss model! THIS is THE way to go and not only there!

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Видеообозрение карты боевых действий в Сирии и Ираке от 21 января 2017 года. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRONeS3Ue9Q

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Peshmerga is NOBODY’S friend. They are racist towards ANYONE that’s NOT Kurdish and is practically Erdogan’s buddy