Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, also said in televised comments that no agreement has been reached. Parliament has been summoned to hold a special sitting tomorrow evening and several negotiators have said that it is
likely the National Assembly will be able to start its review of the new charter right away.
The main sticking point has been arguments over the extent of regional autonomy, as well as over the place of Islam
in common law.
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