Foreign Affairs Committee

Kurdish aspirations and the interests of the UK inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Accepting written submissions; the deadline is Monday 20 November 2017.

Scope of the inquiry

This inquiry asks the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to account for exactly which Kurdish groups the UK has supported in the war to defeat Daesh and why, what support has been given, and how it might affect the situation on the ground. 

Latest evidence

  • 21 Nov 2017 - Kurdish aspirations and the interests of the UK - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF213 KB) HC 518 | Published 24 Nov 2017

    Evidence given by Dr Nazand Begikhani, Senior Research Fellow, Bristol University, and women’s rights advocate, Professor Mohammed Ihsan, Senior Research Fellow, King’s College London, and a former Minister of the Kurdistan Regional GovernmentDr Zeynep Kaya, Research Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science, Guney Yildiz, Visiting Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations

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