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Iraq's Kurdistan region plans presidential, parliamentary votes on Nov. 1 - Rudaw TV
October 3, 2017 / 8:47 AM / 19 days ago

Iraq's Kurdistan region plans presidential, parliamentary votes on Nov. 1 - Rudaw TV

ERBIL, Iraq, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region plans to hold presidential and parliamentary elections on Nov. 1, said Erbil-based Rudaw TV, citing the votes’ supervising body.

A referendum held on Sept. 25 in the country’s Kurdish-held regions delivered an overwhelming yes for independence.

Masoud Barzani is currently president of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq. (Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; editing by John Stonestreet)

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