Alliance forces: Congress decision came after a government apology for arming tribes
The head of the coalition forces of Iraqi Ahmed Massari said, in his speech during the debate on a proposed US Congress about arming the Peshmerga and the Sunni tribes, that "the unity of Iraq is a red line," adding, "We welcome any effort to arm the sons of the tribes."
"We are in a battle, and the move came after the government of arming apologized, they do not have enough weapons."
The Armed Services Committee in the US House of Representatives [Congress] voted yesterday to approve the proposed financing arming the Peshmerga and the Sunni tribes and deal with them Kpldan has aroused decision wrath of political circles and the government, which has condemned and Acetkrt decision and saw parliamentary forces issued a condemnation of data, that the draft resolution violates Iraqi sovereignty, and misses the will of the Iraqi people and pave the way for the division of Iraq.
The proposal submitted by a member of the Foreign Relations Committee for the Republican Party [Mac Thorbara] to provide military aid worth $ 715 million to the Iraqi army and other forces associated with the Iraqi government, to go 25 per cent of them to the Peshmerga, and Sunni tribes. The draft resolution refers to the possibility of providing the Peshmerga and the Sunni tribal aid directly if the Iraqi government has not fulfilled its obligations under the draft resolution.
The proposal imposes conditions on Baghdad in exchange for this assistance, most notably that the Iraqi government give minorities is Shiite role in the leadership of the country within three months after the adoption of the law and put an end to Baghdad to support the militias, otherwise, it will freeze 75 percent of aid to Baghdad, and send over 60 percent of them directly to the Kurds and Alsnh.anthy
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