The Referendum on the Independence of Iraqi Kurdistan has Began
Election sections fir the controversial Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum opened, Rudaw reports, quoted by Focus. They will remain open for voting within 18 hours.
According to the media, electoral sections have already formed queues of people willing to vote. There are 5.2 million voters registered who have to answer “yes” or “no” to the question: “Do you want the Kurdistan region and the Kurdish territories beyond it to become an independent state?”.
The results will become known one day after the end of the vote, which is monitored by 400 foreign observers and 600 journalists.