1. 10

    My door will always be open to those who genuinely renounce violence and seek peaceful accommodation into our nascent democracy.

  2. 9

    Conciliation is not capitulation, nor is compromise to be deemed equivalent to imbalanced concession.

  3. 8

    Democracies, unlike dictatorships, are forgiving and generous, but they cannot survive unless they fight.

  4. 7

    The justice of our cause must be reflected in the manner in which we rectify the crimes of the past.

  5. 6

    Wishful thinking is one thing, and reality another.

  6. 5

    Justice for the major perpetrators cannot be separated from the vindication of the rights of the individual victim.

  7. 4

    A military coup needs a sacrifice and courage that you can't find in an army without morale.

  8. 3

    Our gratitude to the American people is immense and we should never be embarrassed to express it.

  9. 2

    The Kurdish people welcome the no-fly zone protection, contrary to the Iraqi regime that is against it.

  10. 1

    The Kurdish people have the right of self-determination like every other nation in the world.

  11. Last Update: 22 May 2022

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