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17,000 Jews in Mosul is British Estimate

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Replying to a question by Ismet Pasha, head of the Turkish delegation, Lord Curzon, the British Foreign Secretary, declared the “actual population ### of the Mosul district to be 786,000. Among these he said, there are 186,000 Arabs, 459,000 ###urds, 66,000 Turks, 62,000 Christians and 17,000 Jews. The Mosul oil district is now held by the British and claimed by the Turks.

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