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Kurdish Diaspora in Germany Demands EU Support Kurdistan Referendum

BAS News - 2017-07-23 18:34
ERBIL— In a rally in support of the Kurdistan independence referendum, the Kurdish diaspora in Germany called on the EU Parliament not to stand in the way of Kurdistan for independence. The demonstrators, who came from Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria, stage ...

Kurdish referendum to divide Mideast: official

KurdPress - 2017-07-20 16:39
Representative of the Iraqi Turkmen Front in Turkey, Hicran Kazanci, has reiterated rejection of a planned referendum on the secession of Kurdistan region from Iraq. ...

Turkey’s Erdogan says Iraq should avoid independence referendum

Kom News - 2017-07-10 23:33
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday it was increasingly important that neighbouring Iraq remain a unified country and said a planned Kurdish referendum on independence should not go ahead. Authorities in Kurdish northern Iraq have announced a ...

Turkey’s reaction to Erbil’s referendum not to be harsh: expert

KurdPress - 2017-06-18 12:57
An expert in Carnegie Endowment believes that Turkey’s response to Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) plan to secede from Iraq is not expected to be harsh and, despite Baghdad which seems to stand up against the effort, Ankara does not seem to go again ...

Iraqi Kurds' independence referendum will bring more instability: Turkey

KurdPress - 2017-06-14 12:49
Turkey has reiterated its concerns over Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) plans to hold a referendum for the future of the semi-autonomous region on Sept. 25, saying that it will bring nothing but more instability to the already messy region. ...

HDP expresses support to referendum in Kurdistan Region

KurdPress - 2017-06-12 08:20
Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) spokesman stated that whatever decision our Kurdish brothers in Kurdistan Region, the region’s parliament and political parties make, it is the HDP’s duty to respect it. ...

Turkey says Kurdistan independence vote a ‘terrible mistake’

Waar Media - 2017-06-09 16:35
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Friday called the now-announced referendum on independence for the Kurdistan Region, set to take place in September, a “terrible mistake.” “We deem the decision, despite our advice and warnings, by the KRI leaders ...

Kurdish independence referendum is ‘grave mistake,’ Turkey says

KurdPress - 2017-06-09 11:34
The Turkish Foreign Ministry on June 9 called a decision by the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) to hold an independence referendum a “grave mistake," saying that Iraq's territorial integrity and political unity was a fundamental principle for Anka ...

HDP Looking Forward to Forming New Alliances in Turkey

BAS News - 2017-05-09 00:43
LEEDS — The pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) is looking forward to "forge new alliances" in Turkey, after the country changed its system from a parliamentary one to an executive presidency after a referendum in April. The spokesperson of the H ...
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