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Kurdish representatives questioned on Kurdish aspirations and interests of UK

01 December 2017

The Foreign Affairs Committee hold a further evidence session for its inquiry into Kurdish aspirations and the interests of the UK.

The Committee will question a representative of the government in the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) and of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) from Syria. A further panel of non-Kurdish analysts will then be able to evaluate the discussion based on their experience and research.

Witnesses

Tuesday 5 December 2017, The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 2.45pm

  • Karwan Jamal Tahir, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) High Representative to the United Kingdom

At 3.15pm

  • Alan Semo, Representative of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) to the United Kingdom

At 3.45pm

  • Bill Park, Visiting Research Fellow, King’s College London
  • Robert Lowe, Deputy Director, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science

Further information

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