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Iraqi PM says 'will not wait forever' to take action on border areas
November 14, 2017 / 4:19 PM / 8 days ago

Iraqi PM says 'will not wait forever' to take action on border areas

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday he would take action soon over border areas under Kurdish control, but would regain them without violence.

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (not pictured) in Baghdad, Iraq October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alex Brandon/Pool

“We will regain control on border areas without escalation. We will not wait forever, we will take action regarding the border areas,” he said at a news conference.

Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed, Writing by Ahmed Aboulenein, Editing by Angus MacSwan

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