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President, Massoud Barzani and the Federal government’s Prime Minister ,
Nuri al-Maliki convene on Sunday, a closed meeting to discuss
outstanding differences between Erbil and Baghdad.
“Shafaq News” reporter in Erbil said that the parties entered a
closed-door meeting after the federal government held its regular
meeting in Erbil.
It is hoped that the parties will discuss outstanding differences
between Baghdad and Erbil, in which the two sides exchanged accusations
over the past period.
There are old problems between Baghdad and Erbil over disputed areas
and oil wealth management as well as the budget of the Regional Guard
“Peshmerga” and others.
Kurdistan relationship was characterized of severe tense with the
federal government during the second term of, Nuri al-Maliki, as
Kurdistan says that al-Maliki is being solitary in decisions making and
is moving the country towards dictatorship, but al-Maliki says that he
applies the Constitution.
Tensed relations threatened the old strategic alliance between the
Kurds and the Shiite National Alliance, which dates back to the period
of their opposition to the former Iraqi regime.[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]