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  • Falah Mustafa, Head of Department of Foreign Relations-KRG (KRG-DFR)Source: KRG-DFR
In this interview, SBS Kurdish Radio journalist, Roza Germian, talks with Minister of Foreign Relations for Kurdistan Regional Government (of Iraq), Falah Mustafa, about the refugee crisis and why the people from KRG also migrate to Europe along with Syrian refugees.
Roza Germian

25 Sep 2015 - 2:16 PM  UPDATED 25 Sep 2015 - 2:33 PM

Some facts:

  • Kurdistan Region of Iraq shares 1,050 Km border with the self proclaimed organisation "Islamic State".
  • Iraqi central government hasn't shared the federal budget shares with the region.
  • The central government does not send any foreign military aid to the Kurdish Peshmerga forces that are fighting the self proclaimed "Islamic State".
  • 1.8 million Syrian refugees and Iraqi IDP have fled to the Kurdistan region to seek refuge. This has increased the population of the region by 30%.