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Official denies intra-KDP dispute over referendum

Official denies intra-KDP dispute over referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-04 11:03
A Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) official denies there are disputes inside the KDP leaders, including the party’s leader and its deputy, over the referendum of the region set for September 25. ...
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Kurdish delegation to visit Baghdad ahead of referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-21 12:04
A delegation from the Kurdistan Region will visit Baghdad within the following two days to hold another discussion over pending disputes and the imminent independence referendum of the region, set for September 25. ...

Baghdad ready for conditional talks with KRG over referendum: expert

KurdPress - 2017-09-20 12:04
A political expert has stated that the central government of Iraq in Baghdad is ready to discuss the independence of the northern region of Kurdistan if the northern province of Kirkuk is not included in the Kurdish referendum vote set for September 25. ...

KDP and PUK to Meet, Discuss Reactivation of Parliament

BAS News - 2017-09-09 15:24
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) are set to meet in the upcoming days for discussions over the reactivation of Kurdistan Region Parliament, and official said. The two major parties will hold the meeting ...

Senior Iranian official urges Iraqi Kurds to dismiss referendum

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
TEHRAN,— Mohsen Rezaei, the head of the Expediency Discernment Council, an influential consultative body appointed by Iran’s Supreme Leader, while warning against a 20-year war in the event of regional disintegration, called on Iraqi Kurdistan leaders to ...

Iraqi National Alliance to visit Kurdistan Region over referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-04 15:05
A member of the Kurdistan Region’s High Referendum Council, Majid Bazrgan said on Sunday, September 4, that a delegation from the Iraqi Shia National Alliance is set to visit the region this week for talks on the independence referendum, NRT reported. ...

U.S. in not against referendum: Kirkuk governor

KurdPress - 2017-08-20 12:54
Najmaddin Karim, the governor of the Iraqi northern province of Kirkuk, stated that he has net U.S. officials directly and discussed the scheduled referendum of Kurdistan Region and they are not against the referendum, set for September 25. ...