Document up for vote July 25 during the Kurdistan Regional Government's parliament and presidential elections calls for Kirkuk.

Controversy over KRG constitution

The Kurdistan Constitution, passed by the Regional Parliament on June 24 and set to be put before Kurdish voters for approval in a July 25 referendum, has sparked controversy from both across the country and within Kurdish circles.Critics say the Constitution, which was overwhelming passed by a parliament dominated by the region’s two major parties, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), is unconstitutional.Most controversially, the document un...

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