Kurds' Baghdad ties continue to weaken

Younger generations increasingly talking about independence as fate of ties with central government hang in the balance.

    Kurdish officials have said that they will support the Iraqi central government and Prime Minister Haider al-Abaddi's cabinet for a three month trial period. But the union remains on shaky ground, with the regional government demanding more autonomy from Baghdad.

    Younger generations of the Kurdish region are also increasingly talking about independence, once a taboo subject.  

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Erbil in the Kurdish region.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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