Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Jalal Talbani tries to diffuse Baghdad-Kurdistan tensions

[WaPo] "... Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has headed to the Kurdish autonomous region to calm tensions after clashes between Kurdish and Iraqi forces.The official says Talabani met on Monday with the leader of the autonomous region, Massoud Barzani...  Tensions have since flared after Iraq’s central government last month formed a military command for areas bordering the Kurdish region, including disputed areas. ..."

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