Iraq's prime minister on Tuesday warned the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) against mobilizing their armed Peshmerga forces in the disputed northern province of Kirkuk, Anadolu Agency reports.
The Iraqi Army's military operation south of the Kirkuk province is not directed against the Kurdish Peshmerga paramilitary forces, an aide to the governor of the disputed province, Abdurrahman Talabani, said.
"Certainly the KRG government is very anxious", he said.
The Iraqi government has a series of conditions that the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) must meet before agreeing to hold talks on the crisis triggered by last month's independence referendum, a government spokesman said on Thursday.
Polling was held in the three provinces that have long formed an autonomous Kurdish region as well as neighbouring areas, including Kirkuk, that Kurdish forces seized from ISIL during the fightback against the jihadists' 2014 offensive through areas north and west of Baghdad.
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Peshmerga forces loyal to the KRG now dominate areas disputed between Baghdad and Erbil (including Kirkuk), which they overran following Daesh's invasion of the country in mid-2014.
According to results announced by the KRG, nearly 93 percent of registered voters cast ballots in favor of independence.
Hours before it was to begin, the northern Iraqi administration mobilized additional Peshmerga forces to Kirkuk with a view to securing the illegal referendum.
Last month's illegitimate poll on regional independence had faced strong opposition from most regional and worldwide actors (including the U.S., Turkey, and Iran), who warned that the vote would distract from Iraq's fight against terrorism and further destabilize the region.
According to Census 2016 data released yesterday, 481,388 people stated they had no religion - compared to 204,151 in 2011. The average age of Catholics in the county was 40.6 years, slightly above the county's overall average age of 40.2 years.
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