Sulaimaniyah - the morning
before heading to the United States on an official visit at the invitation of the US administration, the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani met with leaders of parties and forces of Kurdish inside and outside the regional parliament, to discuss with them about many of hot, in the forefront of the ongoing debate on the statement recently issued by Barzani about what he described as the existence of representations to the other of fomenting internal differences and the call to split the region.
where assured Barzani during the meeting, the Kurdish forces that the purpose of his statement is a "warning of attempts by the enemies of Kurdistan to undermine the democratic experiment in the Region" by inviting some of the parties and the people to fuel divisions and rang the drums of war Interior and call Kurdistan division, calling on the Kurdish forces to the commitment and unity in order to fend off attempts.
Participants stressed the meeting, according to a press statement, the importance of continued dialogue and understanding between the leadership of the Kurdistan Region and the federal government in order to overcome the existing problems and joint cooperation for development of the country in all respects and achieve national consensus on the overall issues concerning the future of Iraq.
He discussed with Barzani, the Kurdish parties during the meeting, the issue of the Constitution of the region and the extension of the presidential term.
The statement pointed out that "the issue of the Constitution and the presidency of the region are matters and two national and must involve all parties to discuss on them away from the political bids or media, must be given the opportunity of the parliamentary committee, which was formed in this regard in order to discuss ways to amend the Constitution as well as the issue of presidency of the region in accordance with the legal framework and political consensus between all the parties. "The statement issued by the regional president Massoud Barzani about the existence of efforts of some parties and individuals to inflame political differences and the call to the internal war and the division of the region has faced a mixed reaction in spite of the clarifications made by the Chairman of the Presidium of the region, Dr. Fuad Hussein, who pointed out in a press statement that "the reasons that Barzani called for the issuance of that statement is the statements and articles recently published about the differences between the parties, comments seriously and articles, "adding," Although the number of those very few but must be cautious and stop them. "The Barzani had demanded in his statement of the Kurdistan Parliament and Government and Public Prosecution to prosecute those whom he described as trying to sedition and division of the province and calling for internal war and demanded to try them and Amaaqubthm.mn For its part Ievar Ibrahim MP for the mass change of the Parliament of Kurdistan, said that "the statement of the President territory constitutes a bell danger to democracy, freedom and the political system in Kurdistan."
In a related context Fadhil Mirani secretary of the Kurdistan Democratic Party's political bureau, headed by Massoud Barzani, confirmed "that his party would not accept any person or entity that says he may not, Massoud Barzani, to be president of the province. "
The news journalist for Mirani sources as saying: "We will not accept from any person or party that says it may not be Massoud Barzani, president of the region, and may not be that the statements be so We us the majority and the number of our seats larger than the others in parliament. "
Asked if there was any trade-off between his party and the Kurdistan Democratic Party convention on the exchange of the positions of the presidency in the province and Baghdad between Talabani and Barzani, or between the two parties said a member of the Leadership Council of the Patriotic Union of unique Asasrd "There are not any agreements written or not written in this regard, in front of me now is the text of the strategic agreement Kurdish and Arabic I did not find in them any text refers to the exchange of positions between the two parties, but I can say that the agreement announced in 2007, and Talabani was then president of the republic, and this confirms that there were not any agreements listed on the text. "
He pointed Ossrd to an important point in this regard when he said, "that Dr. Fuad Masum, the nomination was by Kurdish blocs, which was not the only candidate or even a candidate our two parties we and democratic even subject to agreements partisan, and his election was then before the Iraqi parliament He is the only one who can be excused on the basis of the existence of legal and constitutional reasons for it and can not any party or political party or bloc exemption president without a constitutional reason for this, he has no fear for the post of president of the republic because this position outside the debate and political deals or partisan. "
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