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Kurds moving firmly towards independence referendum, says Barzani – Middle East Monitor

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Turkey Urges Iraqi Kurds to Abandon Independence Vote

The Kurdish Project - 2017-08-24 22:37
The following article was originally published in Al Jazeera English. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has urged Iraqi Kurds to cancel an independence referendum planned for next month. Speaking to reporters in Baghdad on Wednesday, Cavusoglu ca ...

Turkey sees risk of Kurds defying region with independence vote

KurdPress - 2017-08-22 10:43
Turkey sees a real risk that Iraqi Kurds will press ahead with an independence referendum, according to an adviser to the president, a move that would defy almost unanimous opposition among neighboring states and surprise the many observers who foresee a ...

Kurdish Journalists Launches March to Support Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-21 19:41
ERBIL— A Kurdish journalist from Duhok has launched a march to support the independence referendum of Kurdistan. Ranj Omar is set to cross 600 km distance between the cities of Duhok and Sulaimaniyah on foot and in 30 days. He told BasNews he hopes his m ...

Barzani: Postponing Independence Referendum Not an Option

BAS News - 2017-08-20 11:37
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stressed once again that there will be no turning back on the planned independence referendum, stating that the independence is the project of the people of Kurdistan rather than Barzani’s project alone. ...

People in Nineveh Plain Preparing for Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-17 15:09
NINEVEH — The population of Sinjar, Zummar and Bashiqa regions in Nineveh Plain have begun preparations for the upcoming independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region, demanding the vote to be held on the scheduled date. Wais Naif, head of Sinjar Mayor ...

Kurds in Denmark to Gather in Support of Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-16 14:38
ERBIL — Kurds in Denmark are preparing an event in the country’s capital of Copenhagen in support of the independence referendum of Kurdistan Region. The event, in which well-known Kurdish singer Shivan Parwar will be singing, is set for 17th September. ...

Barzani: We will not delay Kurdistan Independence Referendum

Waar Media - 2017-08-09 14:51
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan referendum is for independence and will not be postponed, said Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani in a gathering on Wednesday with Islamic scholars. “We do not mock our nation and will not delay the [referendum],” said Barzani in a ...

US firmly opposes Kurdish independence referendum

KurdPress - 2017-08-06 11:23
The US envoy to the international anti-ISIS coalition, Brett McGurk, said that his country is firmly opposed to the Kurdish independence referendum planned for 25th September in the Kurdistan region in northern Iraq. ...

US firmly opposes Kurdish independence referendum: official

Aranews - 2017-08-06 04:55
ARA News Brett McGurk, the US envoy to the international anti-ISIS coalition, said that the United States government is firmly opposed to the Kurdish independence referendum planned for 25th September in the Kurdistan region in northern Iraq. ”We do not ...

Independence Referendum to Ensure Security in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-08-03 23:27
ERBIL — The upcoming independence referendum in Kurdistan Region is an important step towards ensuring that the Region would not risk the reoccurrence of yet another genocide, the Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region said on Thursday. PM Nechirvan Barzani ...

Barzani: Independence Referendum Irreversible Decision

BAS News - 2017-08-03 17:21
Barzani met with Norwegian ambassador to Iraq ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani reiterated that there will be no turning back on Kurdistan’s independence referendum, emphasizing that the decision is irreversible. Barzani received on Thurs ...