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Washington brokered truce between Baghdad and Erbil
2012-11-20 11:09:13
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Erbil (Iba) ... at the time of preparing Iraqi President Jalal Talabani to consult with Massoud Barzani, president of Kurdistan region on the developments dangerous field in the Tuz area, sources in his party leadership that the Iraqi army moved two battalions of tanks to the region, while spokesman confirmed Peshmerga Forces Command IGFC reinforcements were sent yesterday to the area and arrived Vaughan infantry to the south side of the Jabal Hamrin.

In light of these developments and serious escalation U.S. delegation discuss with the parties concerned by the crisis causes and circumstances of this crisis in order to mediate and calm the atmosphere between the two teams. The Panel was informed Jabbar Yawar Secretary General of the Ministry of Peshmerga and its spokesman, «Middle East» that a U.S. delegation arrived yesterday headed by General Caslen Director, Office of Security Cooperation US-Iraq accompanied Alguenslan Alomarkiyan in Erbil and Kirkuk and met with the Minister of Peshmerga and the senior leaders of the ministry to discuss the developments on the ground witnessed by the Tuz , and drew clear warnings of the danger of armed clash between the army and the Peshmerga on the grounds that their forces close to each other, and talked about the confrontation Media serious fuel crisis further, and asked during the meeting to withdraw their forces immediately and stop Althhidat military from both sides, and work immediately for a meeting of the Higher Committee which includes the Ministries of Peshmerga and the defense and interior both governments. For our part, we informed the U.S. delegation that we do not want any clash between us and the army, and that we have no plans at all in this direction, and we expressed our desire to sit down at the negotiating table to solve all the problems?

He stressed informed the American side that forces we sent to the region have been withdrawn completely, and this is evidence that we do not intend to wage war on the military or confrontation with him, and agreed to resume meetings of the joint committees, particularly the Coordinating Committee of Supreme agree together to calm the situation by withdrawing all troops Additional area because there is no justification for to استقدامها there, as well as work on the calm tone of media.

He Iaurkadd U.S. delegation pledged that convey our views to the Iraqi side, and said that they would return to Baghdad to continue their efforts with the Department of Defense and the General Command in order to overcome this problem.

At the political level confirmed Adnan Mufti politburo member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, President Jalal Talabani arrived yesterday to Erbil coming to Sulaimaniyah to meet with regional president Massoud Barzani to consult with him about the whole current events related Balozmtin Iraq's political and military in the area of ​​Tuz.

In the meantime, sources leadership party, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan that two battalions of the Iraqi army tanks own path to the future Tuz of Salahuddin province.

Mahmoud said Snkkawi member Steering Committee of the National Union and official office organizational area Ckramaan that these tanks were seen on the road to the great link between Kirkuk and Baghdad, pointing out that the Kurdish leadership aware of the issuance of the order of IGFC put all formations of the Operations Command Tigris in the case of warning maximum, Peshmerga and the leadership and in turn placed in the standby state.

Returning to the spokesman leadership Peshmerga forces team Jabbar Yawar to ask about the latest developments field to the borders of yesterday evening, Qalan Ground Forces Command moved regiments from Brigade 36 of the leadership of the band ninth infantry, and settled Alfojan in the south of the Jabal Hamrin, and we have information that all forces of the teams (fourth, fifth and twelfth) has placed the situation of the maximum warning.

Y Lnak military movements intense in areas near Khalis on the road link between Tuz and Baghdad, has been sending additional troops to an area near the village (Aanjana) and the other to an area near the (Eye Lower), while sent tank company to the headquarters operations Tigris, one of the tanks 'T-72', and the helicopter has developed a turn in the case of warning.

He revealed the team Yawar, that a decision of the General Command of the Armed Forces, headed by Nuri al-Maliki has been put all armed forces (army, police and domestic security) situation warning (c), the highest degrees of warning the military in Iraq, was suspended periodic holidays, was invited to licensees return to their headquarters immediately, as it issued an order to all military units to respond immediately and severely Peshmerga forces in the event dared to approach the Iraqi army, and this in itself is evidence that al-Maliki navigate the news is incorrect and inaccurate; because despite being commander in chief of the forces Armed it does not know that the Peshmerga forces and the Iraqi army are working together within the joint patrols in areas disputing a 24-hour, and that the army and the Peshmerga ينفذان joint operations against the terrorists, and they ran checkpoints common security since 2003, how has the army not to accept the approach of the Peshmerga them They essentially a hybrid operating daily through patrols and checkpoints.

The Peshmerga Ministry announced yesterday that calm now hangs over the disputed areas in Tuz Khurmatu following contain the crisis with the Tigris Operations Command.

The Secretary General of the Ministry of Peshmerga team Jabbar Yawar said the situation was calm, and the problem is over, have resulted from the accident, and findings of the Commission of Inquiry in the case that the incident is linked to the political situation, and decided to refer the case to the civil courts.

The commander in chief of the armed forces of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has warned the Kurdistan Regional Guard forces to change their site or to approach the armed forces.

The channel quoted the semi-official Iraqi news urgent statement from the General Office of the Armed Forces say that the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces warns Regional Guard forces to change their site or to approach the armed forces.

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