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Iraq's Kurdistan region plans presidential, parliamentary votes on Nov. 1 - Rudaw TV

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Iraq's Kurdistan region plans presidential, parliamentary votes on Nov. 1 - Rudaw TV

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ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region plans to hold presidential and parliamentary elections on Nov. 1, said Erbil-based Rudaw TV, citing the votes’ supervising body. A referendum held on Sept. 25 in the country’s Kurdish-held regions delivered an overwhelming yes for independence. Masoud Barzani is currently president of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq.

(Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; editing by John Stonestreet)
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