She also hailed the decision of President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani not to seek another term.
The United States also welcomes the recent decision from Iraqi Prime Minister Gaider al-Abadi to begin a new dialogue with the KRG. The autonomous Kurdish Regional Government has faced strong criticism after it held an independence referendum last month. Barzani said in a speech he was not going to extend his term beyond November 1.
As MPs discussed the request for his powers to be dissolved dozens of his Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) supporters stormed the building, attacking politicians from opposition parties and journalists until police arrived at the scene.
Abadi said he was following developments in the Kurdish area closely. In a statement on Monday, the State Department praised Barzani as "a historic figure and courageous leader of his people, most recently in our common fight to destroy ISIS".
The United States called Barzani's decision "an act of statesmanship during a hard period". "We were a state within a state", said Kamal Chomani, a nonresident fellow at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy, in a phone interview Sunday.
Iran has its own sizable Kurdish minority and has opposed independence for Iraqi Kurds.
Kurdish president Masoud Barzani gives a televised speech in Erbil, announcing his intention to step down, on October 29, 2017.
The region's airspace was closed to worldwide commercial flights, Turkey threatened the use of military force and both Tehran and Ankara threatened to close border crossings vital to the land-locked region.
Kurdish leaders had offered to suspend the referendum results and to start talks with the central government but Abadi rejected the offer.
Abadi said he would accept only an annulment of the referendum and respect for the country's constitution.
Iraqi federal forces took over several Kurdish-held areas in Kirkuk, Nineveh and Diyala provinces from Kurdish Peshmerga troops earlier this month in response to an independence referendum the semi-autonomous region held in September, in which 92% voted for independence from Iraq.
"Barzani is saying he doesn't want the presidency to exist anymore, and to create a new constitutional arrangement in a few days - that's actually a lot of work", Ali said in a phone interview.
Economy passengers on Lufthansa's Swiss airline have been asked to check in at least 90 minutes before departure. The new screening process is meant to help avoid bans on certain electronics, like laptops, in the cabin.
They said, "Some of you say that Modi did not meet you, before we met you, knocked on the door and used to go in". This "ideological unanimity" he said, seems to have lost with the expansion of the party.
Chahal soon spun into action to send Munro and Williamson trudging back to the pavilion as New Zealand stumbled in their chase. India skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday became the fastest to reach 9000 ODI runs, taking just 194 innings to achieve the feat.
Someone could smoke in the morning but not have sex until the evening, when it wouldn't be in their system any more , for example. Among men, those who didn't smoke pot had sex 5.6 times in four weeks, while those who smoked daily had sex 6.9 times.
The Nets and Barclays Center were valued at $875 million and $825 million, respectively, in that deal, according to Newsday. Prokhorov bought complete control of the Nets in 2015 after first purchasing a majority of shares in 2010.
Twitter erupted with backlash towards Gurriel after the incident. "It's just learn from it, and we've got to move forward". Gurriel was born in Cuba and played there and in Japan in 2014 before coming to Major League Baseball a year ago .
The new face scan feature for unlocking the iPhone X may offer added convenience and security for iPhone users. The iPhone X video became viral overnight later appeared on publications including 9to5Mac.
Fultz never looked right to begin the season and it's not a surprise to see Philly take a cautious route with the No. 1 pick. Fultz was initially ruled out for just three games as of Wednesday, per Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer .
He needed to be carted off the field, and replays on the video board of his leg bending the wrong way drew groans from the crowd. Trailing 7-0, Chicago used a 45-yard pass from Trubisky to Tre McBride to move to a first-and-goal at the Saints' 6-yard line.
Delta addresses Thunder plane damage en route to Chicago
Carmelo Anthony , Josh Huestis , and Steven Adams all posted photos of the plane shortly after it landed around 12:45 a.m. Despite the scary incident, according to WISN12, no one was injured as a result of the damaged plane.
At least 14 dead in Mogadishu attack
The Somali government blamed the October 14 blast on al-Shabab, but no group has claimed responsibility. A third blast occurred when an attacker detonated a suicide vest.
Conquering the National Opioid Crisis
The opioid epidemic killed 64,000 Americans in 2016, prompting Trump to call it the "worst drug crisis in our nation's history". On Thursday, the senator applauded the president's declaration, but said he hopes it's just the first step.