Kurdistan presidency Barzani denies approval to bring the crowd into the region, and stresses: Peshmerga responsible for protecting Tuz
Long-Presse / Erbil
Denied the presidency of the Kurdistan region, on Wednesday, to be regional president Massoud Barzani had agreed to bring the popular crowd to the region, asserting that the Kurdistan "is not a place" for the crowd, because "has its own security represented peshmerga and the brave", while stressing that the Peshmerga forces is responsible for the protection of Tuz.
The official spokesman for the Presidency of the Kurdistan region, in a statement, I followed the (long-Presse), said that "some of the media, quoted by the Authority operating in the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's political bureau official, Mullah Bakhtiar, was quoted as saying on Tuesday (the 17th of November the current 2015), At a forum held at the University of Sulaymaniyah, about the popular crowd, that a delegation from the popular crowd came to us in the Patriotic Union, asking that allow them to participate in Daash war in Amerli area, but we told them to go to the President of the Kurdistan region to obtain approval, and then can participate There, "noting that" Mullah Bakhtiar said at the seminar, the delegation of the popular crowd went to meet with Barzani and was able to obtain his consent to participate in those battles. "
The spokesman added that "all parties, especially the popular crowd, you know that the position of President of the Kurdistan region, whether now or in the past, very clear and explicit that the Kurdistan region is not at odds with the popular crowd in defeating the terrorists and eliminate them, and if necessary must cooperate Peshmerga forces and popular with the crowd in order to fight some Daash, "adding," But that does not mean that the popular crowd come and occupy Tuz, which is the land of Kurdistan, protected by Peshmerga forces. "
He explained spokesman for the Presidency of the Kurdistan region, that "the President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, assures you, that the land of Kurdistan is not a place popular for the crowd, as the Kurdistan Peshmerga forces and the security of protected, there is no need for them any other power," returned to "bring the crowd People into the land of Kurdistan is not the consent of the Barzani, nor did anyone ask him to show his approval regarding the advent of the popular crowd. "
It is noteworthy that spend Tuz, east of Salahuddin province, (170 km north of Baghdad), has witnessed since last Thursday, (the 12th of November the current 2015), collisions and clashes between elements of the crowd of Turkmenistan of the Badr Organization, operations, and other factions, on the one hand, and elements of the Peshmerga on the other hand, led to cutting the road to Baghdad - Kirkuk, paralyzing commercial traffic, and the injury of hundreds of people Tuz a state of panic.
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