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92% of Iraq's Kurds vote 'yes' to independent state in referendum: Official results

Reuters , Wednesday 27 Sep 2017
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A man arrives to vote during Kurds independence referendum in Erbil, Iraq September 25, 2017 (Photo: Reuters)
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Iraq's Kurds have voted to create an independent state, the High Elections and Referendum Commission said on Wednesday, in a referendum that has angered the Baghdad government and regional powers Turkey and Iran.

More than 92% of voters voted in favour of independence, the electoral commission announced.

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