US warns of an independence referendum region
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United States warned Thursday that a referendum on the independence of the Kurdistan region may distract attention from the fight Daesh
US Secretary in a statement : We appreciate the aspirations of the Iraqi Kurdistan region to hold a referendum of independence but conducted attention from the war Payout against Daesh
The statement added that Washington was "encouraged Kurdish authorities in Iraq to communicate with the central Iraqi government on important issues It agreed Kurdish parties in the Kurdistan region, on Wednesday, to hold a popular referendum on the fate of the region on 25 September next
They also agreed to hold parliamentary elections and the presidency of the region on the sixth of November
The agreement came during a meeting of the Kurdish parties headed by Massoud Barzani Wednesday in the resort of Salahuddin in Arbil province amid some Kurdish political forces.