BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Sharp discussion occurred today in Cabinet meeting today between Premier Nouri al-Maliki and Kurdish ministers along the latest disputes between Baghdad and Arbil, as reported by close sources.
The source told Aswat al-Iraq that the Kurdish ministers indulged in hot wrangling with Maliki on the current crisis of Dijla Operations Command and its movement in the disputed areas.
Maliki expressed his great annoyance for Kurdish military movements, while the Kurds charged him of starting the move.
Baghdad-Arbil relations witnessed greater tension along the formation of Dijla Operations Command, which matter was rejected by the Kurdish region administration, as an attempt to control the disputed areas.
The developments were heightened when both sides moved their forces in the disputed areas in Kirkuk, Ninewa, Salahal-Din and Diala provinces, amid exchange of accusations of violating the Iraqi constitution.