Baghdad, Kurds in Landmark Deal

Baghdad, Kurds  in Landmark DealBaghdad, Kurds  in Landmark Deal

Iraq’s government and the autonomous Kurdish region have reached an agreement resolving a longstanding dispute over the budget and oil, in a move seen as a key step in improving cooperation against extremist militants. A statement from Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s office Tuesday said the deal was approved during a cabinet meeting also attended by Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani.