15/11/2012 (23:00 pm) - The number of readings: 15 - number (2650)
Talabani: silence on the military's remarks no longer possible
Baghdad / term
President Jalal Talabani, Thursday, that silence is no longer possible to MP's comments in the State of Law coalition Sami al-Askari, figuring it was an effort to break the bonds of interdependence, demanding that the National Alliance to clarify his position.
Talabani said in a statement issued yesterday, and got "long", a copy of "The statements made by MP for the coalition of state law Sami al-Askari about lie Shiite alliance Kurdish, not alien to the fact and reality, but also represent intentionally or without him, an effort to break the bonds of this interdependence, which plays a key role in the political process. "
Talabani said that "silence on such statements is no longer possible, and that its continuation may be interpreted as a radical change is desirable in political attitudes," and urged "the National Alliance, which belongs to the Military Advocate to clarify their position on such serious statements."
Talabani said that "the alliance between the Shiites and the Kurds became an example of the links between parts of Iraq all along history, and after the collapse of tyranny under coalition mainstay in addressing terrorism long all Iraqis," noting that "this alliance was never consecration of the division of Iraq on the basis of sectarian and ethnic lines, but on the contrary was designed to prevent discrimination. "
The leader of the coalition of state law, Sami al-Askari accused, in the 12 of November 2012, Kurdish leaders to "play" on the issue of Sunni-Shiite differences, saying that talking about Kurdish Shiite coalition "a lie", he stressed that the Kurds did not cut off their relations with Israel.
Relations between Baghdad and Erbil experiencing chronic crisis worsened months ago when the President of Iraqi Kurdistan Massoud Barzani, barbs and violent to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, included charges of "dictatorship", before joining the efforts to withdraw confidence from the Maliki, in cooperation with the Iraqi List led by Iyad Allawi and the Sadrist movement led by Muqtada al-Sadr and a group of independent MPs, and then decline of the movement from its position recently, The origin of the ancient dispute renewed between the governments in Baghdad and Erbil to oil contracts concluded by the region, which Baghdad deems illegal, while he says the region they are based on Iraqi constitution and bilateral agreements with the federal government.
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