History of edits:: 08/20/2016 22:43
shown the presidency of the Kurdistan region, flexibility in post Peshmerga forces battle of liberation of the city of Mosul Daesh terrorist gangs.
A statement by the presidency of the province “with regard to the liberalization city of Mosul and the role of the Peshmerga Kurdish forces have been different statements heard from the media in this regard, we know all the parties, that the fight against terrorists Daesh, a key priority for the region of Kurdistan, and during these two years, the Peshmerga heroes of their duty, and shattered the myth Daesh at the hands of the Peshmerga. ”
He noted that” the liberation of Mosul, is important and of interest to Kurdistan, Iraq and the world and the region , province, and in addition to the military side, we must take into account the humanitarian and political considerations and its repercussions on Kurdistan and Iraq and the region , province. ”
He continued , ” for the Kurdistan region the people of Nineveh province and its components, the post – edit Mosul is particularly important, and to prevent the recurrence of the tragedies suffered by the national and religious components in Nineveh province, but not to the emergence of other problems, and to provide full assurances of the components of the Nineveh province, and residents of the city of Mosul, there must be a political agreement between the parties on management of the city of Mosul and Nineveh province. ”
the statement noted that” as regards the role of the Peshmerga in the battle of the restoration of Mosul, the Kurdistan region is committed to the agreements already existing between the Kurdistan region, the Iraqi government and the coalition, as well as any agreement to be concluded in the future between these three parties. ”
the prime minister, Haidar al – Abadi, said last Tuesday that “there is an understanding with the Kurdistan region, we should not be on the Peshmerga to move from their places while restoring Mosul process or to expand, and should remain in their current positions, even if done with the help of the Iraqi army . ” .
received the Kurdistan Regional government, refused to Abadi ‘s remarks , saying that the Peshmerga forces will continue to offer and will not withdraw from areas recaptured.
She called the US State Department, the Peshmerga forces to join under the command of the Iraqi government in the war on Daesh terrorist gangs.
the official spokesman for the ministry Mark Toner told a news conference Thursday : “I think it’s very important that the Peshmerga and the belligerents and other Iraqi groups forces come under the command and control of the Iraqi government and the Iraqi army, as long as we have emphasized on it, and this was our assessment from the beginning.”
rejected the Ministry of Peshmerga Washington ‘s call and that its forces “will not be under the command and control of the Iraqi government. ”