Nov. 20 (UPI) — The Iraqi Federal Court ruled the Kurdish independence referendum as “unconstitutional” on Monday, officially making the final results as null and void.
Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani mentioned the ruling was produced “unilaterally and with no the existence of Kurdish representatives.”
“The rights of Kurds are enshrined in the structure, and we look for the implementation of this structure to solve our issues with Baghdad,” Barzani mentioned.
“The Iraqi Federal Court’s ruling is supporting the Iraqi government’s ways to put into action the state authorities and not offer with the referendum process,” the Iraqi Prime Minister’s business office mentioned in a assertion.
The federal courtroom is responsible for settling disputes concerning Iraq’s central govt and locations of the nation together with Kurdistan.
The ruling are unable to be appealed.
Kurds voted on Sept. 25 to crack away from Iraq — the vote was deemed “illegal” by Baghdad officers.
An believed 93 percent of voters voted ‘Yes’ to different from Iraq, with approximately 3.3 million voters turning out to vote.