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Kurdistan referendum won’t stop coalition’s support for Peshmerga: Spokesperson

Kurdistan referendum won’t stop coalition’s support for Peshmerga: Spokesperson - Kurdistan24

Canadian MPs Voice Support for Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-24 01:43
ERBIL — Members of the Canadian Parliament extended their support for the Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum scheduled for the 25th of September. Two Canadian MPs, who spoke to Kurdistan24 on Thursday, expressed their support for Kurdistan’s desi ...

Swedish Ruling Party Voices Support for Kurdistan Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-19 18:47
ERBIL— The Social Democratic Party of Sweden on Tuesday voiced support for the imminent referendum on independence of the Kurdistan Region (due on Monday), according to media reports. The issue of Kurdistan referendum was on the agenda of the discussions ...

Israeli PM repeats his country’s support for independent Kurdistan

Waar Media - 2017-09-13 13:36
WAAR-DUHOK: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his country’s support for the establishment of a state for the people of Kurdistan on Tuesday, making him the first head of state to support a “legitimate” process for Kurdistan’s independen ...

Planned Kurdish Referendum on Independence Unsettles Iraqis, U.S.

The Wall Street Journal - 2017-08-30 18:13
A referendum on Kurdistan’s independence, set for Sept. 25, has Baghdad and Washington concerned over political consequences, and Arabs displaced in fight against Islamic State worried they won’t be allowed to go home. ...

Kurdistan Referendum Delegations to Visit Foreign Countries Soon

BAS News - 2017-08-26 17:48
ERBIL— Delegations from the Kurdistan Region will soon visit the neighboring countries for holding talks over the independence referendum of Kurdistan and are expected to conclude their visits to all major international and regional players by September ...

Arab Tribes from Hamrin Basin Support Kurdistan’s Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-25 10:37
KIRKUK — A number of tribal leaders and figures from Hamrin Basin, in northeastern Diyala Province, stated their support for Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum, calling on Kurdistan’s leadership to assure them of their rights within the new state ...

US Support for Peshmerga Continues: Official

BAS News - 2017-08-16 13:07
ERBIL — The US-led coalition continues its support for the Kurdistan Region and it will proceed with the reforming and reorganising process of the Peshmerga ministry. Jabar Yawar, the Chief of Staff of the Peshmerga Ministry, said on Wednesday that he re ...

Reports on Food Crisis after Kurdistan Referendum "Baseless": Expert

BAS News - 2017-07-29 17:04
Tens of Countries Ready for Food Trade with Kurdistan, he says ERBIL— There will be no food crisis after Kurdistan Region's independence referendum as tens of countries are ready for food trade with Kurdistan, stated an economic expert. The reports which ...