U.S. supports Kurdistan Independence Referendum
WASHINGTON D.C., The United States stated on Thursday, June 8, 2017, that it appreciates the “legitimate aspirations” of the people in Iraqi Kurdistan, during the daily briefing, a day after officials in Erbil, Kurdistan decided on holding Kurdistan independence referendum on September 25, 2017.
“We support a unified, stable and a federal Iraq,” said U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert. “We appreciate and understand the legitimate aspirations of the people of the Iraqi Kurdistan.”
Kurdish President Masoud Barzani announced the date of the independence referendum in a tweet on June 7, 2017, announcement, which takes us one more step towards Kurdish independence.
I am pleased to announce that the date for the independence referendum has been set for Monday, September 25, 2017 https://t.co/Woj0JuYZNE
— Masoud Barzani (@masoud_barzani) June 7, 2017
The Kurds have long waited for their international recognition and a free Kurdistan country for centuries. It’s time that the Kurds have their rights to self-determination.
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