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Turkey to Introduce Elective Kurdish Language Classes in Schools

Posted June 12th, 2012 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The Turkish government has announced plans to introduce Kurdish language classes at public schools as an elective course. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan described the move in parliament Tuesday as an “historic step,” as the teaching of Kurdish had been previously banned in schools. Mr. Erdogan’s government has been under pressure from the European […]

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