Saudi Arabia says hopes Kurdistan vote will not take place

  20 September 2017    Read: 806
Saudi Arabia says hopes Kurdistan vote will not take place

Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it hoped Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani would not hold an independence referendum, saying such a move could bring risks for Iraq and the region.

Saudi Arabia “looks to the wisdom of President Barzani in not holding the referendum”, a foreign ministry statement on state news agency SPA said.

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