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Conference Held in Istanbul on Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum

Conference Held in Istanbul on Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-09-10 23:48
ISTANBUL — A number of Kurdish academics, journalists and politicians gathered together on Sunday in the Turkish city of Istanbul to participate in a conference organized by the Initiative to Support the Independence Referendum. The conference had the pu ...
Conference Held in Istanbul on Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum - BAS News

Christians Reiterate Support for Kurdistan's Independence

BAS News - 2017-10-01 15:30
Christians held a conference in Erbil on Sunday ERBIL — The Christian community in Kurdistan Region held a conference on Sunday to unequivocally declare the support of the Christians for the independence of Kurdistan Region. Christians from ethnicities o ...

Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum Certain to Happen: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-21 13:19
ERBIL — A member of the Kurdistan Region’s Referendum Council said that they will continue the dialogue with Baghdad over the disputes, reiterating that the independence vote will be held on time. Mohamad Elkhani, a member of Kurdistan’s High Referendum ...

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 ...

Hawija Operation Won’t Impact Independence Referendum: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-06 16:06
KIKRUK — Hawija operation will not have a negative impact on the Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum set to happen on September 25, Kamal Kirkuki, Commander of Peshmerga Forces on Kirkuk’s western front said on Wednesday. Kirkuki told BasNews “Lib ...

HDP on Kurdistan’s Independence Vote: Historic Day

BAS News - 2017-09-06 12:57
ERBIL — The planned independence referendum on 25th September will make it a “historic day” for Kurds, to which the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) offers total support, said Osman Baydemir, the party’s spokesperson. “We call on the people to go to the p ...

Kurdish Shabaks Hold a Conference on Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-08-12 14:16
The community supports independence for Kurdistan DUHOK — The Kurdish Shabak community organized a conference on Saturday, August 12, in Bardarash town in Duhok province to discuss the upcoming referendum on Kurdistan Region’s independence. The Shabak Ku ...