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Iraq, Iran, Turkey release statement on KRG referendum plan 21 Sep 2017

Iraq, Iran, Turkey release statement on KRG referendum plan

TEHRAN – Foreign Ministers of Iraq, Iran and Turkey held a trilateral meeting in New York on September 20, 2017 to discuss the referendum plan of the KRG. In the meeting, Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iraq’s Ibrahim al-Jaafari, and Turkey’s Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu conferred on the Iraqi Kurdistan region’s upcoming referendum on independence slated for September […]

Turkey Mulling Sanctions over Kurdish Referendum 20 Sep 2017

Turkey Mulling Sanctions over Kurdish Referendum

TEHRAN  – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan late Tuesday warned of sanctions against the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) if it proceeds with its planned referendum for independence next week. “We have always supported” the KRG, Erdogan told reporters in New York after his address at the UN General Assembly. “We think this approach of theirs […]

Kurdish Referendum to Open Way for Israel in Iraq 19 Sep 2017

Kurdish Referendum to Open Way for Israel in Iraq

TEHRAN  – The Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s decision to hold an independence referendum faces an uncertain fate, Iranian official Ali Akbar Velayati said, warning that the controversial plan would allow the Zionist regime of Israel to establish a foothold in Iraq. Holding an independence referendum within a sovereign state like Iraq will be a prelude to […]

Barzani Offers Pre-Condition for Referendum Postponement 19 Sep 2017

Barzani Offers Pre-Condition for Referendum Postponement

TEHRAN – Referendum can be postponed only with guarantees on independence, President of the Iraqi Kurdistan semi-autonomous region Masoud Barzani said. He made the remarks in a meeting with British Secretary of State for Defense Michael Fallon on Monday. According to an English-language statement from Barzani office, he told a visiting British minister that the […]

Iranian Cleric Describes Kurdish Independence Referendum as US-Israeli Plot 16 Sep 2017

Iranian Cleric Describes Kurdish Independence Referendum as US-Israeli Plot

TEHRAN  – Tehran’s Provisional Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami warned against the consequences of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s plan to hold an independence referendum later this month, saying the vote is part of a plot to create another Israel in the Middle East. “The independence referendum in the Kurdistan Region is an age-old dream […]