Erbil has witnessed Iraq's Kurdistan region's parliament Wednesday Araka between the two deputies from the Kurdistan Democratic Party, headed by Massoud Barzani, president of the region, on the one hand and the deputy of the Movement for Change, headed by Mustafa Nushirwan, following a dispute over the extension of the presidency of the region.
Tariq said the essence of a media adviser to the presidency of the regional parliament, told AFP that "the altercation occurred between the two deputies from the Kurdistan Democratic Party, on the one hand and the deputy of the MDC Goran On the other hand, then turned into a fist fight."
"The dispute occurred about extending the mandate of the presidency of the region, which expires on August 19 (August)." The MP Hama Ali Saleh, a member of the MDC and one of the parties to the quarrel had published an article a few days ago in which he talked about the futility of the extension of the presidency of Barzani which faced rejection from MPs and senior Nazim Mardan organic vegetables Kurdistan Democratic Party, according to Kurdish sources.
The region is headed by Massoud Barzani, now after the extension to two years despite the end of two periods Riesten of four years each. Democratic Party (KDP) and holds 38 out of 111 seats in parliament. Political differences and stand behind the failure to reach an agreement between the parties on the extension of the presidency of the region, according to sources in the regional parliament.
The argument occurred before the date of the start of Wednesday's session to discuss the draft oil and gas law, according to media consultant. Counsel pointed out, "it was to adjourn the meeting after the submission of the mass change (24 seats), a request to adjourn the meeting and open an investigation into the incident."
Democratic Party and won first place in the regional parliament elections that took place in September 2013, replaced with "Goran" second party, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) led by Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, a former third.
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