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President Barzani Pushes Referendum into Parliament

The President of Kurdistan told the Parliament that Kurds were not reason for Iraq's breakup.

Massoud Barzani, the president of the autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq, appears to have moved the country closer to partition after asking MPs to form a committee to organise an independence referendum. An MP from the Kurdistan Democratic party (KDP) who was present at the closed session said Barzani did …

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President Barzani Doubts Iraq Will Remain As Is

Kurdish President Doubts Iraq Will Remain As Is.

VOA Persian Service reporter Ali Javanmardi interviews Massoud Barzani, president of the Kurdish regional government. VOA: What solution do you have to keep Iraq united as one entity? Massoud Barzani: As Kurds, we mustered all our resources and tried very hard in 2003, after the downfall of the Baathist regime, to build …

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President Barzani: No Return on Independence

The President of Kurdistan Region tells BBC that referendums is within months.

A referendum to decide on independence for the autonomous Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq “is a question of months,” Kurdish President Massoud Barzani told the BBC in an interview. “I cannot fix a date right now but it’s a question of months,” Barzani said about a referendum, adding it was up to the Kurdish parliament …

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President Barzani: Article 140 is Implemented

President Barzani welcomed William Hague in Pirmam Salahaddin on Friday.

President Masoud Barzani welcomed United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary William Hague in Salahaddin on Friday. During the meeting the President and Foreign Secretary discussed the latest political and security developments in Iraq following the latest ISIS advances in Mosul and other areas in Iraq. Mr. Hague, in his first visit to …

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