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What does KAZ stand for?

KAZ stands for Kurdish Autonomous Zone (northern Iraq)


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What he is aiming at is not so difficult to see: If a no-fly buffer zone along the border with Syria, this will help Ankara to take control of the three Kurdish autonomous zones and stop them from further inspiring Turkey's Kurds toward autonomy and also stop the PKK from having bases there.
During the war, the Americans also managed to secure a commitment from their Iraqi Kurdish allies to reign in returning Kurds, and prevent the forced displacement of ethnic Arabs from town just south of the Kurdish Autonomous Zone (towns such as Kirkuk, Mosul, Makhmour, and Khanequin).
Milliyet's Sami Kohen writes that Turkey has made a great change in its policy for Northern Iraq, as it strongly opposed the establishment of a Kurdish autonomous zone there a few years ago.