BAGHDAD / Sky Press, responding to the presidency of the Kurdistan region on the leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Mullah Bakhtiar's remarks, on whether to allow the popular crowd presence in the district of Tuz, saying it protected the land of Kurdistan and the Peshmerga forces do not carry the popular crowd on the land of Kurdistan.
According to a statement of the Presidency on the lips of the official Tdtha, that "the Authority operating in the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) official (Mullah Bakhtiar) spoke at a symposium at the University of Sulaymaniyah on the popular crowd and cited the region's president, Massoud Barzani name", adding that "the media reported a different readings on this Subject".
The statement added that "announce to everyone that Barzani's position on the subject of the popular forces, the crowd was still clear and transparent."
Stressing that "cooperation and joint action between the Peshmerga and the popular crowd to eliminate terrorists Daash at any place and any time, but that does not mean that occupies the crowd People spend Tuz which is the land of Kordstanih protected by Peshmerga forces."
He noted that the "Barzani asserts that he does not replace the popular crowd on the land of Kurdistan because Kurdish Peshmerga forces protected in addition to its security forces which does not need any other forces."
Mullah Bakhtiar had said at a seminar at the University of Sulaimaniyah few days ago that the introduction of the popular crowd to Tuz was the knowledge and acceptance of Massoud Barzani.
The armed clashes broke out in the elimination last Thursday between the Peshmerga forces and the crowd of Turkmenistan, killing 22 and injuring more than 65 and the arrest of more than 90 element of the crowd and the Peshmerga and civilians and cut off the road to Baghdad Kirkuk and burning dozens of role and shops.
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