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Ceasefire between Iraqi troops and Kurdish forces

Ceasefire between Iraqi troops and Kurdish forces

Meanwhile, a Kurdish government official said that Iraqi Kurdistan's veteran leader Masoud Barzani would not extend his presidential term beyond Nov 1 His decision came just weeks after a referendum on Kurdish independence backfired and triggered a crisis for Iraq's Kurds who had been enjoying a period of unprecedented autonomy.

Amid the grave consequences of a controversial independence referendum in the autonomous region of Kurdistan, its leader Masoud Barzani chose to step down from the presidency.

Iraqi and Kurdish forces have agreed to a ceasefire in northern Iraq, according to Iraqi and USA sources.

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The central government retook the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, which the Kurds had held since 2014 and regard as both their spiritual homeland and a key source of revenue for their would-be independent state, in a military offensive on October 16.

Barzani's step came after the military and political defeat that touched the Region following the September 25 referendum on independence, opposed by Baghdad, Ankara and Tehran, in addition to the global community. More than 90 percent of 3.4 million people in northern Iraq's three main Kurdish provinces and in multi-ethnic Kirkuk region voted to have a separate nation-state.

Abadi said the talks are meant to prepare for the peaceful deployment of Iraqi troops at the border crossings with Turkey, Iran and Syria in Iraq's Kurdistan region. His term of office was to expire in 2013 but was extended by parliament. His son Masrour is now expected to be in the running to replace him when elections are held next.

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French President Emmanuel Macron reiterated Saturday the necessity for the Iraqi government and the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan to hold talks to end the political crisis in the country peacefully, his office said on Sunday.

Mr Barzani said in his letter to parliament that he would "remain a peshmerga" and "continue to defend the achievements of the people of Kurdistan".

Fishkhabur is located on a border triangle between the Turkish, Iraqi and Syrian territories.

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