On Wednesday, Kurdish officials said 2.8 million people living in the three provinces that form the Kurdistan Region, as well as "areas of Kurdistan outside the region's administration", had voted in favour of independence.
Military exercises to take place near Iran's border with Iraqi Kurdistan in response to "illegitimate" referendum.
Tehran does not recognise the independence vote and has been increasing pressure on the Kurdistan region after the referendum.
"The vote and the results lack legitimacy and we continue to support a united, federal, democratic and prosperous Iraq", Tillerson said in a statement.
"Commanders of Iranian Armed Forces took part in a meeting chaired by Army chief Maj".
The Iraqi military also temporarily closed a major road linking the Arab city of Mosul to the Kurdish city of Dahuk on Friday, cutting off a key route for basic goods between the two hubs.
Iraq's Kurds overwhelmingly backed independence in Monday's referendum, defying neighbouring countries which fear the vote could fuel Kurdish separatism within their own borders and lead to fresh conflict.
The Kurdistan Regional Government considered the decision of the Iraqi authorities to suspend flights to the autonomous region as a "collective punishment" and a blockade, according to a statement published on the government's website on Saturday. It also called for the deployment of forces to areas that had been under Iraqi government control before Islamic State (IS) forces captured Mosul in June 2014.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on September 27 had said that he wanted the referendum to be declared invalid, as a prerequisite for dialogue.
The KRG said it would not comply with the order.
Passengers flying to Arbil wait to check-in for their flight at Ataturk International airport in Istanbul yesterday.
Most worldwide carriers who fly to and from airports in the Kurdish region announced they would halt flights beginning Friday night in line with the ban.
A group of about 200 young people gathered nearby with Kurdish flags and colourful balloons which read "Yes for Kurdistan" in both English and Arabic.
Drivers were warned that they would face "consequences" if they do not comply with the embargo.
For now iPhone 8 Plus owners should watch their phones for signs of swelling when charging just to be safe until we know more. The iPhone 8 Plus , on the other hand, is priced at Rs 73,000 and Rs 86,000 for the 64GB and 256GB variants respectively.
Poncher told his wife: "If I croak, if you don't put me upside down over Marilyn, I'll haunt you for the rest of my life". Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton reunited early Thursday through the power of text message to pay tribute to Hugh Hefner .
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A separate poll by the Asahi newspaper showed Party of Hope notching 13 percent and the LDP hitting 32 percent. The Party of Hope has energised some voters, and is gaining renegade lawmakers from the main opposition party.
Amiens president Bernard Joanni placed the blame on Lille supporters, claiming they purposely put excess pressure on the barrier. The LFP expresses its solidarity with the injured and their families . "We hope that's not too bad" following the incident.
Louis, which went 5-14 against the Cubs , missed the playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2007-08. Jason Heyward has showed up against his former team this season, notching an RBI in his last four games against them.
They are yet to lose at this ground and the last time Pakistan and Sri Lanka met in Abu Dhabi, the Test ended in a draw. On the other hand, Sri Lanka will be looking to bounce back from a 3-0 Test series whitewash at the hands of India.
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The latest charge raises the total US cost to VW to just under $30 billion . He has since been suspended from employment at VW Group.
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The Juice Is Loose: OJ Freed After 9 Years In Prison
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Huddersfield vs Tottenham Hotspur - English Premier League
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UKIP chooses Henry Bolton as new party leader
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Jane Fonda shuts down TV host for plastic surgery question
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Michelle Williams in negotiations to join Venom
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