US, Turkey oppose KRC's independence referendum

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TEHRAN, Sep. 22 (MNA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and US President Donald Trump objected to the planned Sept. 25 independence referendum by the Kurdish Regional Government.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sept. 21 met with U.S. President Donald Trump in New York, in a highly anticipated meeting between the two leaders, reported Hurriyet Daily.

The leaders "agreed to enhance cooperation to resolve regional issues and continue the fight against all terror groups with determination", the Turkish presidency said in a statement after the meeting.

They also expressed their objection to the planned Sept. 25 independence referendum by the Kurdish Regional Government, stressing that such a move would have "serious consequences", the statement added.

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