Jun. 8, 2021

Turkey's deforestation in Iraqi Kurdistan sparks furor

Iraq/Environment

The story: Turkey is under fire over its reported cutting down of large swathes of forest in the Kurdistan region of Iraq (KRI). The environmental devastation is a result of Ankara’s construction of roads connecting it to border towns. Iraqi Kurds have reacted to the news with anger, while President Barham Salih has condemned the deforestation.

The coverage: On May 30, Rudaw, a news outlet linked to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), reported that Turkey has constructed...

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