Mala Bakhtiyar, a member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), made the remarks in a press conference in Erbil after a trilateral meeting between his party, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), and Gorran.
"Kurdish lawmakers walked out of the session but the decision to reject the referendum was passed by a majority", Mohammed al-Karbouli, an Iraqi MP, said.
"The Kurdish parliament will definitely have a response to the resolution when it convenes on Thursday", said Hoshiyar Zebari, former Iraqi foreign and finance minister and now a senior adviser to Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Massoud Barzani.
He called on the Iraqi government to respect its agreement with the Kurdish government to keep the Iraqi army out of the political process.
The concept of an independent state is seen as a dream come true for a broad spectrum of Iraqi Kurds, some in the community fear the referendum could undermine plans to pursue the battle against IS.
The Iraqi government is opposed to the Kurdish referendum calling it unconstitutional and unilateral.
The decision by the Iraqi parliament stipulated that the Kurdistan referendum is a "threat" against the unity of Iraq and that while the Iraqi constitution allows a referendum on a number of issues, such as Article 140 to address the disputed areas, it maintained that the constitution does not include a section that permits a referendum on separation.
Turkey, too, rejects the planned referendum, saying the region's stability depends on Iraq's unity and the maintenance of its territorial integrity.
It is the largest group of foreigners linked to ISIL to be held by Iraqi forces since they started expelling the militants from Mosul and other areas in northern Iraq previous year, an aid official said.
A Kurdish delegation met officials in Baghdad for a first round of talks in August concerning the referendum.
Iraq's Kurds plan to hold the referendum on September 25 in three governorates that make up their self-ruled region as well as disputed areas that are controlled by Kurdish forces but claimed by Baghdad, including the oil-rich province of Kirkuk.
In June, the United States voiced its support for the "aspirations" of the Kurdish people but said holding a referendum now was not the priority, citing instead the fight against IS and rebuilding the country.
A high-ranking Kurdish official told the Reuters news agency the parliamentary vote was non-binding and would not affect the vote.
But Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani, who is organising the referendum, said from the disputed city of Kirkuk that the poll would be held because "all other bids" to secure Kurdish rights "have failed".
The city has contacted the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and neighbours in nearby buildings, Alfonso said. A crane's arm is not tied down but remains loose, the deputy director of the Building Department, Maurice Pons, had said.
The latest UN Security Council resolution against North Korea lays bare the precise volume of the regime's annual oil imports. It also bans joint ventures with North Korean entities, except for non-profit public utility infrastructure projects.
The United States had originally sought to ban the export to North Korea of all crude oil and refined petroleum products. However, at that time it wasn't clear whether the xenon level was linked to the North's test.
Security Council unanimously imposes new sanctions on Pyongyang in a watered-down version of initial draft resolution . At least one North Korean diplomat has warned the United States will suffer greatly for supporting sanctions.
Berlin also responded Tuesday, putting on hold all arms exports to Turkey, citing a deterioration in Ankara's human rights record. In addition, Merkel added that Germany would decide on arms sales requests from Turkey on a case-by-case basis.
It's not that Ms Suu Kyi is organising the killings (she does not control the military), or that they are entirely one-sided. She was a key figure in the 1988 uprisings against the Burma Socialist Programme Party, which had run the country since 1962.
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Coutinho, meanwhile, has not played for the Reds at all this campaign after his attempts to force through a move to Barcelona . This is something that he retained for Liverpool's clash with Dortmund in the Europa League in 2016, seemingly paying off.
The city of roughly 13,000 is almost 96 percent white, according to the 2010 census, and.6 percent black or African American. After the alleged incident, the boy was rushed to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, where he was treated and released.
That's because his weapons programme gives him a deterrent against the USA , which North Korea frequently says wants to attack. The latest sanctions look to stop the country from receiving income for its missile program.
This resolution calls on countries to inspect ships if there are reasonable grounds for a search and only with consent. China has held the position that stronger sanctions would not be helpful in halting North Korea's nuclear programme.
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Speaking at the pre-launch news conference, Abaca, of Puerto-Rican heritage, said he would be taking "musica Latina" on-board. Tests and opening of the hatches was expected to take about 90 minutes before the capsule can enter the space station.