The TV channel «al Arabiya» talks about taking place in Iraqi Kurdistan referendum on independence. Polling stations opened, despite pressure from the government of Iraq and the threat of invasion by Turkey. The international community also opposed the referendum. But no one doubts that the vast majority of voters would support an independent Kurdistan.
The London newspaper «al-Hayat» reported that Iran and Turkey have reached an agreement on the economic blockade of Iraqi Kurdistan. In fact, the decision was joined by the government of Iraq, demanded to transfer it under the control of airports and border checkpoints. At the same time in the border area began the maneuvers, the Iranian and Turkish armies.
The Agency Maan reported on the upcoming visit to Israel of Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu. The negotiations will touch upon sensitive issues of Russian relations with Syria and Iran. «Tel Aviv» unhappy with the presence of Iranian military in security zones of de-escalation in the immediate vicinity of the Israeli border.
Lebanese TV channel «al-Manar» belonging to the group «Hezbollah», called the elimination of the ammonia tank in the port of Haifa the victory of the resistance – after all, the Zionists had to go for it because of the threats of the Secretary-General of the group Hassan Nasrallah. Now we need to make clear the next goal is the reactor in Dimona. Under threat of attack by the Zionists and eliminate it.