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For the independence of Iraqi Kurdistan voted 91,83% of referendum participants

In a referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan for independence of the region voted 91,83% of voters. On Tuesday, 26 September, reported RIA Novosti in the Higher independent electoral Commission of Kurdistan.

The referendum was attended by over 3.44 million people entitled to vote. The turnout was 72,16%.

«The results of the calculation of 3.44 million votes, responded positively 91,83%, negative – 8,17%,» – said in the Commission.

A referendum on Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence was held on Monday, 25 September, despite the pressure of world powers and threat to the neighbors.

The Prime Minister of Iraq Haidar al-Abadi said that the Iraqi government will discuss with leaders of the Kurds the results of the referendum because, in his words, the referendum is «unconstitutional».

For the independence of Iraqi Kurdistan voted 91,83% of referendum participants 27.09.2017

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