Barzani Holds First Meeting With Referendum Committee Next Saturday

BAGHDAD - The head of the Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani, on Saturday, held the first meeting with the referendum's committee, as a first step towards the referendum scheduled in next 25 September.

The representative of the Kurdistan Communist Party in the referendum's committee, Abu Karwan in a press statement, "We have been informed by the presidency of the Kurdistan region that the referendum's committee will meet with Massoud Barzani at 11 am next Saturday."

He added, "According to our knowledge, the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI), the Change Movement, and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) have not yet chosen their representatives in the referendum committee."

It was decided on the 7 of last month, during the meeting of Massoud Barzani with 15 political parties except the Change Movement and the Islamic Group to determine the next September 25 as the date for the referendum in the Kurdistan region.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency