IRBIL, Nov 3 (KUNA) -- Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) began
Saturday shutting down offices of parties allied with Kurdistan Workers' Party
(PKK) in territories under its authority.
In a press release, KRG said it had closed the offices of the Democratic
Solution Party of Kurdistan (PCDK) because it did not have a license to
The decision to close down the offices of all parties allied with the PKK
was made, and PCDK's offices were part of this plan, added KRG.
Established in 2003, PCDK is headed by Dr. Faik Gulpi and was not granted
proper authorization from KRG, but it has a permit from Iraq's central
government. PCDK had participated in Iraq's parliamentary elections without
winning a single seat.(end)
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