May 19th, 2011 01:06 pm · Posted in NEWS (Iraq & World Currency)
Erbil, 19 May (Rn) – The security source in the governorate of Kirkuk on Thursday that the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of this year, would be a major threat to the security situation in the province.
And Television (Zagros) space for Director General of the Kirkuk police Jamal Tahir as saying that “the security situation in Kirkuk will not improve after the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, but a serious fears of a return to the situation to what it was during the 2006 and 2007, does not even turn the situation Kirkuk for the worse, We have re-ourselves to these possibilities. “
“Said Taher,” The police have arrested within the past week a number of leaders of terrorist groups, it is probable that the bombings that occurred today in the city of Kirkuk, in retaliation for the arrests, “noting that” the Ansar al-Sunna, Ansar Islam, al Qaeda and the Naqshbandi cooperate with them in implementing terrorist operations. “
The head of Kirkuk police, the absence of an appropriate site Mdirithm in the center of the city of Kirkuk, saying, “We’ve asked several times to allocate another site to build a new building for the Directorate General of the province’s police, because the current building is and location is also appropriate, but there is a problem of land in the city prevented without it. “
It is said that the city of Kirkuk has seen Thursday morning when four explosions Emtemzamnp, killing about 30 people and injuring 80 others.
And away the province of Kirkuk, 255 km north of Baghdad, and has a population of about 1.25 million people, representing the people of three nationalities Kurdish, Turkoman and Arab, is located within the disputed areas between the Federal Government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government.
Iraq has signed and the United States in 2008, the Convention on the strategic framework to support the ministries and agencies of the Iraqi transition from the strategic partnership with the Republic of Iraq to the areas of economic, diplomatic, cultural and security, based on the Strategic Framework Agreement and to reduce the number of reconstruction teams in the provinces, as well as provide an important sustainable for the rule of law, including the program of development of the police and the completion of the work of coordination, supervision and the report of the Fund of Iraq relief and reconstruction.
The Convention stipulates that it should withdraw all U.S. forces from all the lands and waters and airspace of Iraq no later than 31 December of the year 2011.
With the United States combat forces pulled out of the cities, villages and towns of Iraq under the Convention at the end of June 2009.
In August 2010 ended the U.S. military operations in Iraq and kept 50 thousand of its soldiers in Iraq, in order to train the Iraqi army.
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