posted tages with "Referendum"

Iraqi Kurdistan referendum illegitimate: Erdogan

Iraqi Kurdistan referendum illegitimate: Erdogan

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (Press Shia Agency) – 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...

Visit to Tehran defines roadmap for Turkey

Visit to Tehran defines roadmap for Turkey

TEHRAN, Oct. 03 (Press Shia Agency) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his upcoming visit to the Iranian capital will draw the roadmap for future steps in Turkey.Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkey, will arrive in Tehran on Wednesday to hold bilateral meetings as well as to attend a strategic session. “My trip to Iran is taking place in line with the joint strategic...

‘Iraqi Kurdistan referendum against national interests of Iraqis’

‘Iraqi Kurdistan referendum against national interests of Iraqis’

TEHRAN, Oct. 02 (Press Shia) –Iran’s Rear Admiral Shamkhani received General Akar of Turkey in Tehran and the two conferred on regional issues and the referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan. “The referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan is to secure the goals of the Western-Arab-Hebrew front who are supporting Takfirist terrorism and is assuredly in contradiction with the national interests of the people of...

Israeli regime behind Iraqi Kurdistan referendum: Cleric

Israeli regime behind Iraqi Kurdistan referendum: Cleric

TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (Press Shia Agency) – The interim leader of this week’s rituals of Tehran Friday prayers, Ayatollah Kashani referred to Trump’s speech at UNGA and referendum in Kurdistan.Ayatollah Emami Kashani led this week’s rituals of Friday prayers in Tehran and during the second sermon touched upon Trump’s address at the UN General Assembly. The Iranian cleric voiced his anger...

Iran’s veep calls Turkish PM to strongly support Baghdad

Iran’s veep calls Turkish PM to strongly support Baghdad

TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Vice-President Jahangiri and Turkish Premier Binali Yildrim discussed the latest developments in Iraq after the referendum held in Kurdish areas of Iraq, in a phone dialogue on Friday.“Our negotiations in Baghdad will continue to manage the developments in post-referendum time,” said Es’hagh Jahangiri, the Iranian First Vice-President on...

Shamkhani elaborates Iran's strategy to confront KRG independence

Shamkhani elaborates Iran's strategy to confront KRG independence

TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (Press Shia Agency) – Ali Shamkhani, a top Iranian security official went to Iranian Parliament on Wednesday to discuss the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum.Iranian MP Jabbar Kouchakinejad, from the constituency of Iranian northern city of Rasht, recounted that Iranian Parliament went into a one-hour private session on Wednesday. The event featured Secretary of...

Iran against border change in ME: MoD

Iran against border change in ME: MoD

TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (Press Shia Agency) – Brig. Gen. Hatami, the Iranian Minister of Defense told Turkish ambassador to Tehran that Iran foresees dark consequences to ensue Iraqi Kurdistan referendum.  “The Islamic Republic of Iran is opposed to any measure intended to change the geopolitical borders or disintegrate the countries of the region,” said Brigadier General Amir Hatami, the...

KRG referendum illegal, worthless: Velayati

KRG referendum illegal, worthless: Velayati

TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (Press Shia) – Senior Adviser to Iran's Leader Ali Akbar Velayati has said the Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum is illegal and worthless, and bears no positive outcome.“The Iraqi Kurdistan is definitely a part of Iraq, and honorable Kurdish people are fighting this discrimination,” Ali Akbar Velayati said among reporters on Tuesday, on the sidelines of a local...

Independence polls close in Iraqi Kurdistan

Independence polls close in Iraqi Kurdistan

TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (Press Shia) – The referendum to separate Kurdistan from Iraq, unauthorized by UN resolution, Iraqi parliament, and the neighbors of Iraq was finally held on Monday.According to local news outlets, the poling stations have started closing in different cities across the north of Iraq, where Barezani is following the dream of his ancestors for forming the first Kurdish state. ...

Iran dismisses rumors on KRG shelling

Iran dismisses rumors on KRG shelling

TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (Press Shia) – Iran's FM spokesman Ghasemi dismissed as false media hype any rumors about the shelling of the Iraqi Kurdistan region. Speaking at his weekly press conference on Monday, Ghasemi dismissed rumors published on some Western media claiming Iranian artillery had shelled Iraqi Kurdistan region, saying the rumors were an attempt to cause media mayhem ahead of the KRG...