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Kurdistan referendum supporters celebrate in Washington

Kurdish celebrations in Washington

Dozens of supporters of Kurdistan region independence referendum took to streets in Washington on Sunday to express backing for the holding of the referendum on its specified day.


The region's referendum will be held on the 25th of September.


There have trials by regional and inetrnational powers to delay the move. But Kurdisttan region president Massoud Barzani stressed the referendum would be hheld as scheduled.


The Kurdish celebrations were held in National Mall between the White House and the Congress.


Representative of Kurdistan region in Washington, Bayan Sami Abdulrahman said the celebrations had carried the message of Kurds to the world.