Kurdish parties in Syria merge
Azerbaijan, Baku, October 16/Trend, R.Hafizoglu/
Pro-Kurdish parties in Syria are being merged into a united Syrian Kurdish Democratic Party, Anadolu agency reported on Wednesday.
According to the report, the new union includes the Azadi Kurdish Party, Kurdish Unity Party and the Kurdistan Democratic Party.
During the conflict in Syria, which began in March 2011, over115, 000 people were killed and over 4.2 million have become refugees in Syrian territory as well as two million have fled to neighbouring countries. The main burden of receiving refugees lay on Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. The total population of Syria before the conflict amounted to 20 million.