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Moscow Will Assess Results of Kurdistan’s Referendum: Official

Moscow Will Assess Results of Kurdistan’s Referendum: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-09 11:19
ERBIL — Russian deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Friday that Moscow will assess the outcome of Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum after it happens. Bogdanov said that Russia will assess the results of Kurdistan’s independence refe ...
Moscow Will Assess Results of Kurdistan’s Referendum: Official - BAS News

Kuwait Will Not Take Any Measures against Kurdistan: Kuwaiti Deputy FM

BAS News - 2017-09-28 16:36
ERBIL- Kuwait will not abide by any instructions by the Iraqi government and House of Representatives against the Kurdistan Region, said the country’s deputy foreign minister on Thursday. Khaled Jarallah told Kuwaiti media outlets that his country will i ...

Turkish Ex-Minister Says Kurdistan Referendum Would not Lead to War

BAS News - 2017-09-21 01:16
ERBIL — Former Turkish Foreign Minister said on Wednesday that Turkey would not view the Kurdistan Region's independence referendum as a reason for war. According to Yasar Yakis, former FM and one of the founders of the ruling Justice and Development Par ...

Iraqi Kurdish referendum 'historic mistake': Turkey

KurdPress - 2017-09-14 15:32
“Barzani’s referendum decision is a historic mistake. Turkey will follow policies that take Iraq’s territorial integrity as a basis,” Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said about the planned referendum of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq set for September 25 ...

Senior Marshal of Polish Parliament Supports Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-13 11:53
ERBIL — Kornel Morawiecki, Senior Marshal of the Polish parliament, MP and Chairman of Free and Solidarity political party, expressed support for the referendum and independence of Kurdistan Region. During a press conference on September 12 in the Polish ...

Iran warns Kirkuk over joining Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
TEHRAN,— Iran on Wednesday warned the Iraqi province of Kirkuk against taking part in next month’s Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum, saying it is “wrong, provocative and unacceptable”. A statement from the foreign ministry described as “dangerous” ...

Russia sees no significant threat from North Korea yet

Waar Media - 2017-09-04 13:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Russia monitors North Korea’s moves as it boosts its nuclear capabilities, however, Moscow does not see any significant threat for itself, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said Monday. On Sunday, North Korea said that it had suc ...