Kurdistan never intended to engage in war with Iraq, foreign minister says

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Posted: Oct 18, 2017 11:19 PM

CAIRO (Reuters) - The ?Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) never intended to engage in a war with the Iraqi army, Kurdish foreign minister Falah Mustafa Bakir told broadcaster CNN in an interview.

There is a need for dialogue between KRG and Iraq so as to reach a common understanding, Bakir said, adding that the dispute was not about oil or the national flag but about the future of two nations.

(Reporting by Hesham Hajali; Writing by Yasmin Hussein; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)