The Council of Kirkuk votes on the inclusion of the province by referendum
Urgent after lifting the flag of the province .. The Council of Kirkuk votes on the inclusion of the province by referendum
The Kirkuk Provincial Council voted on Tuesday to include the province in the referendum on the independence of Kurdistan scheduled to be held on September 25 next province Arabs and Turkmen.
The Council of Kirkuk approved the presence of Kurdish lists only to submit a request to the Supreme Commission for Elections and Referendum in Kurdistan to conduct the referendum in the province.
This decision comes months after the vote of Kirkuk Provincial Council on March 28, 2017, the decision to raise the flag of Kurdistan, along with the Iraqi flag on the buildings of government departments and institutions in Kirkuk, amid the boycott of some members of the Council of Arabs and Turkmen.
The lifting of the province in Kirkuk sparked popular and political anger, which will warn the new resolution reaction and escalation of the crisis.