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Iraq's Kurds vote to secede
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Despite severe opposition from Iraq and other countries, the Iraqi Kurds voted to secede in their Sept. 25 independence referendum. While the vote is nonbinding, it led to a tense standoff between Kurdish leaders and the Iraqi government.
Despite severe opposition from Iraq and other countries, the Iraqi Kurds voted to secede in their Sept. 25 independence referendum. While the vote is nonbinding, it led to a tense standoff between Kurdish leaders and the Iraqi government.
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