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Iraqi parliament rejects Iraqi Kurdish referendum - lawmaker

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s parliament voted on Tuesday to reject an Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum planned for Sept. 25, authorising the prime minister to take all measures to preserve Iraq’s unity, a lawmaker said. “Kurdish lawmakers walked out of the session but the decision to reject the referendum was passed by a majority,” said Mohammed al-Karbouli.

(Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; editing by John Stonestreet)
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