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Iraq - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (20.10.17)

Q - The UN published a report documenting the looting and burning of dozens of homes belonging to Kurds in Diyala Province and certain parts of Kirkuk. The Kurdish authorities say 100,000 people have fled Kirkuk since the return of the Iraqi authorities, and this morning there were clashes between Kurds and government forces. What is Paris doing to defuse the situation?
A - We are in close contact with the authorities in Baghdad and those of the Kurdish regional government.
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