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Turkey warns Kurdish leaders on vote as parliament convenes

FOX News - 2017-09-23 15:22
Turkish officials are pressing Iraqi Kurdish leaders to call off an upcoming independence referendum as Turkey's parliament convenes to renew a mandate for the country's military to intervene in Iraq and Syria. ...

International Observers Arrive in Kurdistan to Observe Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-23 14:05
ERBIL — 17 lawyers from Diayrbakir, Turkey, arrived in Erbil on Saturday to observe the September 25th independence referendum of Kurdistan Region. As part of the preparations for Kurdistan’s independence referendum planned for September 25, Kurdistan Re ...

Trump, Erdogan reject KRG independence referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-22 11:40
US President Donald Trump and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey rejected a plan by Iraqi Kurds to hold an independence vote and called for "intense" talks, the White House has said. ...

Iran, Iraq and Turkey reiterate opposition to Kurdistan Referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-21 10:52
Foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq have held trilateral talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York where the three sides reiterated their countries opposition to the planned referendum of the Iraqi northern region of Kurdistan, ...

Turkish Ex-Minister Says Kurdistan Referendum Would not Lead to War

BAS News - 2017-09-21 01:16
ERBIL — Former Turkish Foreign Minister said on Wednesday that Turkey would not view the Kurdistan Region's independence referendum as a reason for war. According to Yasar Yakis, former FM and one of the founders of the ruling Justice and Development Par ...

Barzani playing with fire: Turkish Deputy PM

KurdPress - 2017-09-20 13:00
Turkey Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag on Sept. 20 issued another warning from Turkey to the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) about the independence referendum slated for later this week, saying KRG President Masoud Barzani is “playing with fire.” ...

Turkey says it ‘may halt’ oil export from KRG

KurdPress - 2017-09-19 21:28
The Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government’s (KRG) economic power, propelled by oil exports via Turkey, is potentially at risk if the autonomous administration in northern Iraq insists on independence considering Ankara’s objection to the referendum, an energy ...

Turkish FM says KRG referendum 'big mistake'

KurdPress - 2017-09-19 14:09
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, speaking to Al-Monitor during his visit to New York for this week’s UN General Assembly session, addressed his country’s stance on the upcoming independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, EU-Turkey ties, Ankara’s ...

Erdogan, NATO chief discuss S-400 deal, Kurdish referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-19 08:52
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in New York on Monday, September 18, Turkey's S-400 air defense system deal with Russia as well as the referendum of independence in Kurdistan Region, set for Se ...

Erdogan, Turkey Chief of General Staff to pay separate visits to Iran

KurdPress - 2017-09-17 22:45
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar will pay separate visits to Iran in the coming days amid rising tension over the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) bid to hold an independence referendum on Sept ...

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss northern Iraq vote with Iraqi PM

Reuters - 2017-09-17 11:50
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will meet Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi during his visit to the United States this week and discuss their concerns about northern Iraq's independence referendum. ...

Iraqi Kurdish referendum 'historic mistake': Turkey

KurdPress - 2017-09-14 15:32
“Barzani’s referendum decision is a historic mistake. Turkey will follow policies that take Iraq’s territorial integrity as a basis,” Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said about the planned referendum of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq set for September 25 ...
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