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Originally posted by marg6043
the Kurds are fierce fighters and they will fight for Independence while US is trying to bring control into Iraq,
after all they Kurds and Turkish share the same background
while the Shiites and Sunnis used to belong on the same group and then divided so actually Sunnis and Shiites care less about the kurds themselves.
Turkmen and Arab parties in the northern city on Sunday said that Kurds from other parts of the country flooded the city on election day to inflate the community's vote.
According to local Kurdish media, the Kurdish list expects to get about 63% of the vote for the Tamim provincial council which includes Kirkuk.
"The elections lack credibility because of the major violations and the absence of international observers," a Turkmen candidate for the provincial election, Saad al-Din Arkaj, said after a meeting of Turkmen parties in Kirkuk.
Arkaj said the Iraqi election commission should review the whole vote count and investigate the complaints of Arab and Turkmen parties.
"The results fixed by the Kurds will cause a catastrophe," he warned