Iraqi PM demands vote on independence for Kurdish be annulled

Vastavam web:  Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al- Abadi today demanded that this week’s vote on independence for the autonomous Kurdish region be annulled.”The referendum must be annulled and dialogue initiated in the framework of the constitution. We will never hold talks on the results of the referendum,” he told Iraqi lawmakers.The results of Monday’sreferendum have not yet been announced but an overwhelming “yes” vote was widely expected.