Reuters: Iraqi PM Asks Obama to Block Exxon-Kurd Deal

Iraq's prime minister, Nuri al-Maliki, has asked U.S. President Barack Obama to stop Exxon Mobil Corp.'s oil exploration deal with Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, Reuters reported Tuesday, citing Maliki's media adviser, Ali al-Moussawi.

Maliki's spokesman warned earlier that the contract is dangerous and could lead to wars.

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