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Rival Iraqi Kurds Sign Peace Accord

November 01, 1996|From Times Wire Reports

Rival Kurdish factions signed a comprehensive peace accord mediated by the United States, Britain and Turkey, vowing to maintain a cease-fire while creating stability in northern Iraq. The Iran-backed Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the Iraqi-backed Democratic Party of Kurdistan, meeting in Ankara, the Turkish capital, signed a far-reaching deal to rebuild a regional government.

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