Kurds are under heavy pressure to call off referendum: official

Kurds are under heavy pressure to call off referendum: official

KurdPress - 2017-09-21 10:52
The chief of Kurdistan Region Referendum and Election Commission has stated that the Kurdish leaders of the region are under heavy pressure from world powers to call off their planned referendum set for September 25. ...
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