Iraqi Federal Court rules Kurdish referendum unconstitutional

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Posted: Nov 20, 2017 3:03 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Supreme Federal Court ruled on Monday that a referendum held on Kurdish independence on Sept. 25 was unconstitutional and that the results of the vote were void, a court official told Reuters.

The court is responsible for settling disputes between Iraq’s central government and regions including Kurdistan.

(Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; Writing by Ahmed Aboulenein; Editing by Alison Williams)