Iraqi Kurdistan: Covid cases rise, oil revenues fall


Risk Management
Issue 1130 - 15 Jul 2021 | 5 minute read

GSN Risk Grade – D4

Overview

Politics: Disagreements between the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) and the federal Iraqi government in Baghdad have been a source of major tensions. The 2005 constitution gave the KRI an identity distinct from Iraq, as a federal entity recognised by Iraq and the United Nations; the 2010 Erbil agreement outlined how power would be shared. 

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