Iraq

Iraq’s Kurdistan region plans presidential, parliamentary votes on Nov. 1

Iraq

(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.

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