Editor: SZ | HL Sunday 02 September 2012 12: 42 GMT
MP Muhsin sadoun
Article 140 Parliamentary Commission decided, Sunday, the election of a Deputy from the Kurdistan Alliance Mohsen Al-saadun, head, elected as his Deputy bright Naji, confirmed that its oversight will be launched next week.
MP Mohsen Al-saadun said in an interview for "alsumaria news", the "Committee article 140 in the House of representatives met today, and has elected me as President had been elected MP from the sadrist bright Naji as me."
Saadun said that "the Committee will begin its work control next week to oversee the work of the Ministerial Committee on the implementation of article 140 of the Iraqi Constitution."
Article 140 of the Iraqi Constitution on the normalization of the situation in the governorate of Kirkuk and disputed areas in other provinces such as Nineveh, Diyala, and set a time period ended on the 21st of December 2007 to implement all the provisions of the said article, also left for the freedom of self-determination, an independent administrative unit of survival or appended to the Kurdistan region of Iraq through a referendum, but several obstacles had led to delays in the implementation of some basic items in the article for reasons he says politicians-Kurd It is political, says Baghdad delayed inadvertently, note that the Ministerial Committee competent for the application of article, that implemented certain paragraphs, such as compensation to those affected, with no implementation of the most important is the referendum on the fate of the city.
The Kurds strongly supports the implementation of article 140 of the Constitution, section of Arabs and Turkmen in Kirkuk and other areas an objection to the implementation of fear of possible annexation of the conservative oil-rich Kurdistan, Kurdish parties after being accused of bringing hundreds of thousands of Kurds to the city to change its demographic, which Saddam Hussein could also bring other hundreds of thousands of Arabs in the 1970s and 1980s within the policy of Arabization applied in these areas at that time.
The Commission on article 140, formed in 2006, chaired by the former higher education Minister Raed Fahmi, then headed by Hadi al Ameri, the current Minister of transport, and its mission to oversee the normalization of the situation in Kirkuk and disputed areas, and the payment of compensation.