Independence Archives - KHRN

September 25, 2017

Iran Halts Flights to Kurdish Region Before Referendum

Iran halted flights to and from Kurdish regions in northern Iraq on Sunday following a plan by the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to hold a referendum on independence. Iran also started military exercises at the Kurdish border areas of the cities of Marivan, Baneh, Sardasht and Piranshahr. Meanwhile, the Special Forces are still manoeuvring in the main areas of the city to create...

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