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KDP Spares No Efforts to Settle Disputes, Help the Success of Referendum: Official

KDP Spares No Efforts to Settle Disputes, Help the Success of Referendum: Official - BAS News

Minister says Iran spares no effort to help Iraq

KurdPress - 2017-08-14 09:26
Iran and Iraq enjoy deep and strategic relations and Islamic republic will spare no effort to help Baghdad in fighting terrorism and reconstructing the country in the post-IS era, interior minister said. ...

Nechrivan Barzani: KDP Has No Preconditions for Reactivating Parliament

BAS News - 2017-08-08 19:48
ERBIL— Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has set no preconditions for calling Kurdistan Parliament back into session, said KDP Vice President Nechirvan Barzani. Barzani addressed a joint press conference with Mulla Bakhtiyar form the politburo of the Patr ...

Barzani to Brazilian Diplomat: Coexistence Kurds' Culture

BAS News - 2017-08-08 17:22
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated on Tuesday that coexistence and pluralism is highly valued by Kurds as part of their culture. Barzani's remark came in response to praising comments by the ambassador of Brazil to Iraq Miguel Junior ...

Christians Will Vote in Favor of Kurdistan’s Independence: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-07 15:17
ERBIL — The Christian population of the Kurdistan Region supports the independence for the region and will vote ‘yes’ in September 25th referendum on Kurdistan’s secession from Iraq, said a Christian official from Ankawa district, western Erbil. Ano Anka ...

Kirkuk Ready for Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum: Governor

BAS News - 2017-07-29 01:53
ERBIL — Kirkuk Governor Najmaddin Karim said on Friday that the independence referendum of Kurdistan is “inevitable”, and Kirkuk will be part of this process. Attending a panel at Kurdistan Symposium in Washington DC, Karim said he aspirations of people ...

Turkmen Leader: We Vote “Yes” to Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-07-26 17:18
ERBIL — Turkmens in Iraq are in favour of Kurdistan’s independence referendum and the opposition voices in Baghdad do not represent the ethnic community, said Duraid Quryali, deputy chairperson of Turkmen Shrough Party, in an exclusive interview with Bas ...

Kurdish Artists Express Support for Kurdistan’s Independence in Zagreb

BAS News - 2017-07-22 10:46
ERBIL — A group of Kurdish artists gathered on Friday in the Croatian capital to participate in an international event and show support for the imminent independence referendum on Kurdistan’s independence. The Kurdish delegation raised the Kurdistan flag ...