Iraqis Agree to Share Oil

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said today that he expects a finished constitution to be delivered to the National Assembly tomorrow, one day ahead of the deadline. Negotiations are continuing, but Talabani said that he does not expect any issues to be reserved for future resolution.
Meanwhile, Austin Bay notes the huge significance of the “tentative deal” reached yesterday on division of control over Iraq’s oil wealth between the central government and the provinces:



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