The Arab political Council in Kirkuk Saturday, refusing to Transport Minister Hadi al Amri on article 140, while confirming that this article has constitutional and legal, saying it would have been better with Al Amri Arab rights and reserved their earths by his Committee.
The leadership Council said Hussein Ali Saleh Al-Juburi, in an interview for "alsumaria news", that "the Iraqi Transport Minister and Chairman of the Committee on article 140 of the Constitution, Hadi al-Amri was courtesy of Kurds in Kirkuk governorate", adding "Arabs Kirkuk reject attempts to revive this article ended up being a carried out constitutional and legal since 2007".
Al-Jabouri said that "attempts to recreate this article as it tries to restore the soul to the body," he said, adding that it "would have been better with Al Amri Arab rights and their earths agricultural Committee reserved 140".
Iraqi Transport Minister Hadi al-Amri, head of the Supreme Committee for article 140 stressed on the sidelines of the opening of the first Constituent Congress of academics that article 140 is constitutional, noting that the Government was committed to its implementation in three stages.
Article 140 of the Iraqi Constitution, the normalization of the situation in Kirkuk and the disputed areas in other provinces such as Nineveh, Diyala, and set a time period ended in the thirty-first of December 2007, to implement all the provisions of the article, and left for the freedom of self-determination, both remaining an independent administrative unit or attached 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 the reasons politicians-Kurd says As political, while Baghdad says that late inadvertently, note that the relevant Ministerial Committee in application of article, that implemented some paragraphs, such as compensation, are affected the most important paragraphs and a referendum on the fate of the city.
Kurds strongly supports the implementation of article 140 of the Constitution, while Arabs and Turkmen in Kirkuk and other areas, an objection to the implementation of fear of the possible inclusion of oil-rich province to the Kurdistan region of Iraq, after being accused of Kurdish parties brought hundreds of thousands of Kurdish residents of the city to change its demography, the former regime had also brought hundreds of thousands of Arab residents in the 1970s and 1980s, the localization policy which has applied in these areas.
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