Turkish PM divulges outlines planned responses to Kurdish independence vote

By REUTERS
September 23, 2017 12:37




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ISTANBUL - Turkey's steps in response to a planned independence referendum in northern Iraq's Kurdish region will have diplomatic, political, economic and security dimensions, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday.

He was speaking to reporters before a session of Turkey's parliament on Saturday afternoon to vote on extending a mandate that authorises Turkish troop deployments to Iraq and Syria.

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