Saturday, September 30, 2017

Regional Powers Move To Restrict The Iraqi Kurds Following Their Independence Vote

VOA: Regional Powers Move to Restrict Kurds Following Referendum Vote

Iran, Iraq and Turkey – three countries with large Kurdish populations – are imposing restrictions on Iraqi Kurds following the Kurdish independence referendum this week that passed with more than 92 percent of the vote.

Iraq’s central government is making preparations for its military to seize control of international borders along the northern Kurdish region in an attempt to isolate the Kurds from other countries.

In Iran, armed forces spokesman Masoud Jazayeri told reporters Saturday his country would team up with Iraq's central government for military exercises at several crossings in the border region to stem any other potential separatist movements in the region.

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WNU Editor: Iraqi-Kurdistan will survive.

More News On Regional Powers Moving To Restrict The Iraqi Kurds Following Their Independence Vote

Kurdish referendum triggers retaliation from Iraq, Turkey -- CBS
Iraq's Government Moves to Punish Iraqi Kurdistan for Vote -- Voice of America
Iraqi PM presses case for Baghdad to receive Kurdistan oil revenue -- Reuters
Iran slaps fuel trade embargo on Iraqi Kurdistan -- New China
Iraq, Iran to conduct joint military exercise on KRG-Iran border -- RUDAW
Iran, Iraq plan joint drills over Kurdish independence vote -- Daily Mail/AFP
Post-referendum: Kurds in Iran demand rights as regime cracks down -- The Jerusalem Post
Erdogan says Iraqi Kurdish authorities "will pay price" for vote -- The Nation
Kurdistan parliament in session to discuss Iraqi imposed measures against Erbil -- Rudaw


Bob Huntley said...

Get the chemicals ready, again, Iraq.

Anonymous said...

Only if US gives the okay