President Barzani Continues His Kurdistan Tour in Support of the Referendum | |
Zakho, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, ( President Masoud Barzani attended the Zakho ceremony for the independence referendum as a continuing step as part of the Kurdistan tour. The President expressed his pride in the passion of the people of Zakho and stated that the people of Kurdistan and only the people of Kurdistan can determine the destiny of this Region and that on the twenty fifth of this month, the people of Kurdistan will determine precisely that.

The President did make reference to the international efforts at postponing the referendum. He reiterated the position of the Kurdistan Region's political leadership, stating that if there is a fitting and suitable alternative to the referendum, then that alternative would be considered, adding that this is not the decision of any single individual or political party, rather it has to be suitable to the interests of the people of the Kurdistan Region.