October 19, 2017 / 10:57 AM / a year ago

Iraq orders arrest of Kurdistan vice president for saying Iraqi forces in Kirkuk are 'occupiers'

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq’s Supreme Justice Council ordered on Thursday the arrest of Kurdistan Regional Government Vice President Kosrat Rasul for allegedly saying Iraqi troops which took over the city of Kirkuk were “occupying forces.”

Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Toby Chopra

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