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

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 19, 2017 6:55 AM

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)