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Iraqi Kurdistan leader Barzani won't extend term beyond November 1 - Kurdish official

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Iraqi Kurdistan leader Barzani won't extend term beyond November 1 - Kurdish official

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SULAIMANIYA, IRAQ (Reuters) – Iraqi Kurdistan’s leader Masoud Barzani will not extend his presidential term beyond Nov. 1, a Kurdish government official said on Saturday. A plan to divide up the president’s powers was outlined in a letter Barzani sent to the Kurdish parliament on Saturday, which it will discuss on Sunday, the official said.

(Reporting by Raya Jalabi; editing by John Stonestreet)
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