Iraqi PM orders security services "to protect citizens being coerced" in Kurdistan

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TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered security services on Monday “to protect citizens being threatened and coerced” in Iraqi Kurdistan region where a referendum on independence is under way.

Abadi’s order was announced in statement from his office, Reuters reported.

Abadi has said the vote is against the constitution and asked the Kurdish authorities to cancel it.

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