posted tages with "Referendum"

Protests in Iraqi Kurdistan enter second day

Protests in Iraqi Kurdistan enter second day

TEHRAN, Dec. 19 (Press Shia Agency) – Angry protesters have reportedly torched offices of the five main political parties around the region including Barzani’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Sulaymaniyah province. Iraqi Kurdish news outlets report that the protests in Iraqi Kurdistan region entered second day with dozens of protesters injured. While the situation in the capital Erbil...

Iran to remain present in Syria

Iran to remain present in Syria

TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (Press Shia Agency) – SNSC Secretary Ali Shamkhani said Iran continue to offer advisory services to the Syrian government until complete elimination of all terrorist groups and regardless of Zionists’ baselss claims.Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, a senior Aide of Iranian Leader, made the remarks while addressing a commemoration ceremony for 1870 martyrs of Kurdistan province who...

Iran, Turkey foiled Israeli plot in N Iraq: Larijani

Iran, Turkey foiled Israeli plot in N Iraq: Larijani

TEHRAN, Nov. 21 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran-Turkey cooperating in preserving Iraqi territorial integrity was very important, says Ali Larijani, the Iranian Parliament Speaker in his meeting with his Turkish counterpart İsmail Kahraman on Tuesday.Iran-Turkey cooperating in preserving Iraqi territorial integrity was very important, says Ali Larijani, the Iranian Parliament Speaker in his meeting...

Netanyahu disrupting ME for his own interests: KRG rep. in Tehran

Netanyahu disrupting ME for his own interests: KRG rep. in Tehran

TEHRAN, Oct. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – The KRG rep. in Tehran, Nazim Dabbagh, says that Netanyahu is after disrupting and dividing the region to gain his own advantages and harness his own interests.“While some countries advised Mr. Barzani to not hold the referendum, there were also other states and persons who hailed for conducting the referendum,” said the Kurdistan Regional Government...

Most Kurds after united Iraq: Velayati

Most Kurds after united Iraq: Velayati

TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (Press Shia) – Iranian former foreign minister Velayati says that referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan was a mistake from very beginning as most of Iraqis support unity.“It was predictable that the issue would turn this way as most of Iraqis and Kurds are after unity, national solidarity, and preserving the territorial integrity of Iraq,” said Ali Akbar Velayati, in response to...

Baghdad to retake Erbil faster than Kirkuk: Amir-Abdollahian

Baghdad to retake Erbil faster than Kirkuk: Amir-Abdollahian

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Press Shia) – Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs Amir-Abdollahian posted on his Twitter account on Wednesday that a united Iraq is so close.“The mighty central government of Iraq will return Erbil to the united Iraq easier than Kirkuk, just within minutes,” reads the latest tweet of Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs...

ISIL to be completely defeated in Iraq this year: Iraqi PM

ISIL to be completely defeated in Iraq this year: Iraqi PM

TEHRAN, Oct. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Khoshroo, Iran’s permanent Envoy to UN in New York, declared that Iran is ready to a blow a firm response to any signatory party of the nuclear deal who renege the accord.“The ISIL will be completely defeated in Iraq this year,” Iraqi state television quoted Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi as saying on Tuesday, according to Reuters. “We have...

Iran to tighten border check with Iraqi Kurdistan: Brig. Gen. Jazayeri

Iran to tighten border check with Iraqi Kurdistan: Brig. Gen. Jazayeri

TEHRAN, Oct. 07 (Press Shia) – Brigadier General Jazayeri of Iran says that Iran will have stricter controls over borders with Iraqi Kurdistan, on the request of Iraqi central government.“The independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan was US conspiracy to sabotage the Resistance Axis,” commented Brigadier General Seyyed Massoud Jazayeri, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, on...

JCPOA remains non-renegotiable

JCPOA remains non-renegotiable

TEHRAN, Oct. 06 (Press Shia Agency) – Ayatollah Khatami has emphasized that Americans call for renegotiation of the JCPOA while Iran believes that the agreement cannot be reconsidered.Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami, who led the Friday Prayers today, appreciated the glorious mourning of the Iranian nation during Muharram saying “such a nation will never again undergo oppression.” He also...

Iraqi Kurdistan referendum, illegitimate: Pre. Erdogan

Iraqi Kurdistan referendum, illegitimate: Pre. Erdogan

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia) – During the joint presser with Iran’s President Rouhani, President Erdogan of Turkey vowed that stronger steps will be taken against referendum in northern Iraq.“We do not recognize the illegitimate referendum of the northern Iraqi regional government,” said the Turkish top executive, on Wednesday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made the remarks at...