‘We Won’t Allow the Creation of a Second Israel,’ Iraq Warns Ahead of Kurdistan Independence

 As the Kurdish referendum for independence nears, Iraqi VP’s comment comes on the heels of Netanyahu’s support for an independent Kurdistan

Iraq’s vice president said on Sunday that his country “will not allow the creation of a second Israel in northern Iraq,” in a reference to the Kurdish attempt to gain independence, a pro-Kurdish news site Rudaw reported Monday.

Iraq’s Vice President Nouri al-Maliki made the comments to U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Sliman.

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