Iraq, KRG Narrow Differences In Oil Row But Final Accord Elusive


Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister Husain al-Shahristani and Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani this week spoke separately about the outcome of talks held in Baghdad to try to resolve the impasse over Kurdish oil exports through Turkey.

Remarks by Dr Shahristani in London and Mr Barzani in Erbil would suggest a tentative move towards an amicable solution to the long-running row, but one sticking...