Millions of Iraqi Kurds Vote in Independence Referendum

HeadlineSep 26, 2017

The Iraqi and Turkish armies are conducting joint military drills today, following Monday’s Iraqi Kurdish referendum on independence. Millions voted in Monday’s referendum. The results will be released this afternoon. They are expected to be resoundingly in favor of independence. The governments of Iraq, Turkey and Iran all oppose Kurdish independence in northern Iraq. On Monday, thousands of Iranian Kurds rallied in support of the Kurdish referendum vote in Iraq.

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