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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.
The representative of Iraqi Kurdistan in Tehran has strongly criticized Turkey’s unfriendly policies, and termed Iran an all-time supporter of Kurds.
Two explosions on Tuesday night targeting the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDP-I) headquarters in Koya have killed at least seven people, and wounded several others.
A top military aide to Iran’s Leader warned officials of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, especially the Barzanis, against cooperation with Iran's enemies and terrorists.