(Middle East Monitor) Israeli Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer expressed Tel Aviv's support for the Kurdish people's aspirations for independence in the Middle East.
Israel's Maariv newspaper reported yesterday that the ambassador's statements were made during an interview with a Kurdish television station. Dermer said: "Israel has another people in the Middle East who truly love freedom, and they are fighting for their freedom; that is the Kurdish people."
"We feel very close ties with them - both between Kurdish and Jewish people; and between Israel and [Kurdistan]. We wish them well."
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