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KIHEC to invite observers to oversee Kurdistan's referendum

Kurdistan's referendum to be held on Sep. 25

Kurdistan Region will issue official invitations to international observers to participate in monitoring the region's referendum on independence, which will be held on September 25, the Kurdistan Region's Independent High Electoral Commission (KIHEC) decided on Thursday. 

In a statement, Sherwar Zarar, spokesman of the IHEC, said that the presence of  observers from international organizations and the UN parliament so that the results of the referendum are recognized by the international community.  

Last month, the UN announced it would not oversee a referendum on Kurdistan region independence.

It also has stressed that the interests of the Iraqi people require that they remain in a unified Iraq, expressing reservations and caution about setting a date for the  region's referendum on the independence.

Last Modified: Thursday، 06 July 2017 11:00 PM