Kerry, on day 2 of Iraq visit, meets with Kurdish leaders to encourage cooperation

June 24, 2014 8:12 PM

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Kerry, on day 2 of Iraq visit, meets with Kurdish leaders to encourage cooperation

Secretary of State John Kerry is pushing leaders of Iraq's three main sects to come together to form a coalition government that he hopes would help beat back Sunni insurgents who have ransacked the country.

Iraq’s top Kurdish leader warned visiting Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday that a rapid Sunni insurgent advance has already created “a new reality and a new Iraq,” signaling that the U.S. faces major difficulties in its efforts to promote unity among the country’s divided factions.

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