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KRG steps back: “We respect the court’s decision”

“We believe that this decision must become a basis for starting an inclusive national dialogue between Erbil and Baghdad to resolve all disputes, through implementation of all constitutional articles and in a way that guarantees all rights, authorities and status mentioned in the Constitution, since this is the only way to secure the unity of Iraq, as Article 1 stated” the KRG said in a statement.

Further sanctions on the KRG

ollowing the Kurdish independence referendum which took place on September 25, where residents in KRG-controlled areas were asked whether they wanted to separate from Baghdad, tensions have escalated between Erbil and the central Iraqi administration.

Voting ends in KRG referendum

In wary of potential violence that may erupt due to the referendum, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned the KRG that the Turkish army will intervene if the Turkmen population are targeted.