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Investors Iraq News
06-09-2017, 01:22 PM
By John Lee.
The Kurdistan Region of Iraq is to hold a referendum on independence on 25th September.
According to BBC News, there was no immediate comment from Iraq’s central government, but it has urged Kurds not to hold a referendum.
Moves towards outright independence have historically been opposed by the governments of neighbouring Iran, Turkey and Syria, as well as by the US. Germany has urged caution (http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/EN/Infoservice/Presse/Meldungen/2017/170608-Unabhaengigkeitsreferendum_Nordirak.html).
(Sources: BBC News, Reuters, German Foreign Ministry)

Source: Iraq-BusinessNews.com. (http://www.iraq-businessnews.com/2017/06/09/kurds-to-hold-independence-referendum-in-sept/)

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