KRG Pushes On Independent Exports Despite Maliki Visit
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki visited Irbil, on 9 June, his first visit to the capital of the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) area in almost three years.
Nothing concrete came out of the meeting with KRG President Masoud Barzani, but the meeting was significant given deteriorating relations between Irbil and Baghdad and a spike in violence, which according to the UN, left over...