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Iraqis Kurds celebrate with the Kurdish flag in the streets of the northern city of Kirkuk on September 25, 2017 as they vote in a referendum on independence.
The non-binding vote, initiated by veteran Kurdish leader Massud Barzani, has angered not only Baghdad, following which Iraq's federal parliament demanded that troops be sent to disputed areas in the north controlled by the Kurds since 2003, but also neighbours Turkey and Iran who are concerned it could stoke separatist aspirations among their own sizeable Kurdish minorities. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE        (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
Iraqis Kurds celebrate with the Kurdish flag in the streets of the northern city of Kirkuk on September 25, 2017 as they vote in a referendum on independence.
The non-binding vote, initiated by veteran Kurdish leader Massud Barzani, has angered not only Baghdad, following which Iraq's federal parliament demanded that troops be sent to disputed areas in the north controlled by the Kurds since 2003, but also neighbours Turkey and Iran who are concerned it could stoke separatist aspirations among their own sizeable Kurdish minorities. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE        (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

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An overwhelming majority of Kurdish region citizens of Iraq voted for Independence for Kurdistan, according to election authorities.

92% support Kurdish referendum

An overwhelming majority of Kurdish region citizens of Iraq voted for Independence for Kurdistan, according to election authorities.