Category: secession

748ae36683e042329f53c23e70c4f7c0_18.jpg 0

Barzani adviser: Kurdish secession is inevitable

Amid rising regional tensions and international opposition, Iraqi Kurds voted in a controversial secession referendum in September, setting off a chain of events that resulted in a military confrontation between Erbil and Baghdad. Central government troops quickly regained control of Kirkuk, home to more than one million people and the hub of a major oil-producing area.…