Washington warns Arbil over relations with Turkey

Arbil- Kurdpress – 1.1.2013 –  The White House has warned Kurdistan Region over its improving economic ties with Turkey, Haberturk said in a report.The U.S. is worried about fueling tensions between the northern autonomous region and the central government in the wake of Arbil’s increasing ties with Ankara, the report said. The U.S. is reportedly afraid of Maliki’s incline to Tehran in response to the ties, the report added, stressing that Iraqi Kurds consult no one in increasing their ties with Turkey. The report, penned by Jin Demir, also added Israel is conducting attempts against Iran through Free Life for Kurdistan (PJAK).