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Iraq's Kurdistan to respect court decision banning secession - France 24

Iraq's Kurdistan to respect court decision banning secession - France 24 - France24

Kurdistan says to respect Iraqi court decision banning secession

E-Kurd - 2017-11-18 04:03
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdish authorities said on Tuesday they would accept a court decision prohibiting the region from seceding, signaling a new phase in efforts to restart stalled negotiations over its future. Iraq’s Kurds vote ...

Masrour Barzani: Baghdad’s Reactions to Referendum Unconstitutional

BAS News - 2017-11-08 15:46
Barzani met with Norwegian Special Envoy for the Middle East ERBIL — Chancellor of the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) Masrour Barzani stated on Wednesday that Baghdad’s reactions to the independence referendum are unconstitutional and that the ...

A Number of PUK Officials Transporting Kirkuk's Oil to Iran

BAS News - 2017-11-02 12:52
ERBIL — A number of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) officials who handed over Kirkuk to the Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi have begun to transport Kirkuk’s oil to Iran by oil tankers. Adnan Kirkuki, the spokesperson for the Kur ...

PM Abadi Rejects Kurdistan’s Offer to Start Negotiations

BAS News - 2017-10-26 14:14
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Thursday refused to accept KRG’s offer to suspend the results of the September referendum to kickstart the Erbil-Baghdad talks. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) suspended on Tuesday the results of th ...