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Iraqi president lauds Baghdad-Erbil agreement

Masum confirms: His visit to Erbil is for listening to Kurds' problems

Iraqi president Fuad Masum along his deputies on Tuesday welcomed the agreements inked between Baghdad and Erbil.

In a press conference, he said the Iraqi presidency came forward with several initiatives aimed to end the standoff between Baghdad and Erbil.

"Dialogue should be the only means to end the crisis between Baghdad and Erbil," he noted.

An agreement in principle was reached between Baghdad and Erbil to reopen airports in Kurdistan region on Jan 25, a Kurdish source announced on Sunday.

The agreement will be declared after the visit of the Iraqi delegation to Kurdistan tomorrow, the source added.