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An Iranian lawmaker has warned against the horrible consequences of the Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum, saying it is a dangerous game the Kurds are playing.
The dean of Kurdistan University in western Iran says admission of students from the Iraqi Kurdistan Region is possible on the basis of the memorandums of cooperation signed between the two sides.
A senior Iranian official has called on Iraqi Kurdish leaders to forgo a planned referendum for secession, warning that a possible breakup of the Arab country could have grave consequences for the security of the region.
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has warned the authorities in the Iraqi province of Kirkuk against their ‘wrong, provocative, and unacceptable’ decision to back the Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has discussed a range of issues, from the ongoing problems in the Mideast to the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, in an address to a group of scholars and academics at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) says although holding a referendum on independence of Kurdistan may seem interesting, it will actually isolate Kurds and put pressure on the Kurdish people of Iraq.
A political commentator says Washington would like to see Iraq’s Kurdistan Region separated from the country.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says a referendum on the independence of the Iraqi Kurdistan region will just create more problems for the Arab country in a time when it needs peace and stability more than ever.