Roudao – Erbil
The United States has supported, in particular , visit theKurdistan Region delegation to Baghdad, as clearly manifested in the “processing of private American aircraft tothe delegation, and the protection of the delegation while he was in Baghdad in three US helicopters,” said a member of the Kurdish delegation that visited Baghdad , headed by thePresident of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani Mohammad Haji Mahmoud, said that “when Barzani talked about the independence of Kurdistan, the Shiites said that there are two paths in front of the Kurds.”
After three years later, Barzani arrived in 29/09/2016, to Baghdad again at the head of a political delegation, and in the meetings held by the President of the Kurdistan region, there has been talk about the founding of the state of Kurdistan, while the subject was not on the table for discussion already officially in Baghdad.
Meeting that preceded the visit
The Secretary general of the Socialist Party – the Democratic Kurdistan, Mohammad Haji Mahmoud, a member of the Kurdistan delegation in Baghdad, in an interview with Roudao Media Network, for new information on what took place before and after the delegation’s visit to Baghdad, saying “the day before the visit to Baghdad, We met in the resort of Salahuddin with President Barzani for three hours, to agree on the topics that will put it in Baghdad and how to talk about it, “adding that” Barzani said during the meeting: the Abadi called me three times and asked me to visit Baghdad. “
He said the Secretary-General of the Socialist Party – the Democratic Kurdistan, “he told us, Mr. President Barzani: I will have a bilateral meeting with al-Abadi, and we indicated we to need to talk about the four axes with al-Abadi, a Kurdistan independence of the file, and salaries and the budget, and file oil, and the battle of Mosul.”
What said Baber Ali to Salahuddin Bahauddin?
And sets in the same meeting the members of the outgoing delegation to Baghdad, and asked the Prince of Jemaah Islamiah, Baber Ali, said that Barzani is accompanied on his visit to the Iraqi capital, but it was to Baber further response.
Said Haji Mahmoud, “at the meeting show us that Mr. Ali Baber will not participate in the delegation, as Secretary-General of the Islamic Union of Kurdistan, a professor Salahuddin Bahauddin said at the meeting: asked Barzani post Emir of the Islamic community in the delegation, agreed with President of the Kurdistan region, the Klvi and talk to him, but Mr. Ali Baber refused and asked me not to visit Baghdad as well. “
It criticizes Haji Mahmoud, the Prince of Jemaah Islamiah, saying, “All the parties except for the Kurdistan Democratic Party calls for solving problems in Baghdad, but when Democrats asked to go to Baghdad, Anaskt positions!”.
In contrast, the Emir of Jemaah Islamiah, explained the reasons for his refusal to go to Baghdad, saying “We can not go to Baghdad, with all the problems that we face in the Kurdistan region,” adding, “unless they are re internal situation in the Kurdistan Region to normal, will not listen to our center.”
Criticize the composition of the delegation
The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan largest number of members of the delegation, which was accompanied by the Deputy Secretary General of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Rasool, the official body working in the Union’s political bureau, Mullah Bakhtiar, a member of the political bureau of the Union and an official seventy forces in the Peshmerga forces, Sheikh Jaafar Mustafa, President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, in his visit to Baghdad.
He commented Haji Mahmoud, however, stated, “The advent of Brother Kosirt with the delegation to Baghdad, however, because of the person’s position, and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan both wings impact on Kurdistan policy, and the brother Mullah Bakhtiar your weight, as well as it was necessary to post Sheikh Jaafar to talk about battle of Mosul because of a senior Peshmerga. “
Change Movement and the Islamic Group strongly criticized the Kurdistan Regional Delegation lineup, Oceftah as a “delegation party”, and was one of the criticisms is how the Union of Islamic Patriotic Union accompany Barzani to Baghdad ?, but Haji Muhammad answered by saying “Obama served as president of the United States since 8-year margin of 1.2% of the votes only, is it possible that they do not accept the Kurdistan region delegation, which represents more than 70%? “.
The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, has pointed out in a joint press conference with Barzani on Thursday that “there are in Baghdad who oppose rapprochement with the Kurdistan Region, as well as in the province of Kurdistan, where there are those who stand against Barzani’s visit to Baghdad, why? we are together within a federal Iraq. “
What was said of Ebadi?
-Day visit of a delegation of the Kurdistan region to Baghdad for only one day, and as reported by Haji Mahmoud, the delegation held “11 meetings and sat with Abadi three times,” adding that “Barzani hold two beds, one of them was with al-Abadi and lasted one hour, and the other with Ammar al-Hakim It took half an hour. “
“In the meeting held by Barzani with Abadi parties Shiite, spoke in depth about independence file and said: We are different people, we might have a common history, but it is the right of 5.6 million people to live independently, all Kurdish dreams so since that generates a while and death. “
The deputy secretary general of the Patriotic Union, Rasool Ali, has said ahead of a visit to Baghdad that “talking about the right of self-determination of the priorities of the visit.”
Prior to this visit, he visited the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, Baghdad, 09.04.2016, spoke with al-Abadi Shiites and those responsible for the independence of Kurdistan, and on this matter, said Haji Mahmoud, “because the brother Nechirvan Barzani had already talked about this subject with Baghdad , the Ibadi and Shiite parties did not suffer shock when we talked about independence, and accept it as normal. “
“May turn into a confederation . “
In his meeting with al-Abadi Shiite officials, criticized Barzani Baghdad, which put the province in a difficult financial conditions for three years in a row, revealing the Secretary-General of the Socialist Party – the Democratic Kurdistan, that Barzani said that “the Kurds have chosen to partner with Iraq, but Iraq has not this partnership , the teachers and the Peshmerga, security forces and police in the province of Kurdistan perform their duties, but Baghdad has cut salaries. “
And Abizaid Haji Mahmoud said that “the Iraqi parties told us that the door is open to the Kurds, and there are two ways, namely either to stay together like the former, or to board the Kurds.”
“It is planned that Baghdad is a project on the independence of Kurdistan, and the province prepares another project in this regard, and will sit the parties to reach an agreement, the two projects may result in Kurdistan confederation.”
The United States protects delegation in the sky
And he expressed America’s full support to visit the Kurdistan delegation to Baghdad, where they were going and the second leg of the delegation US backing, and removed the Haji Mahmoud curtain on some of the flight details by saying that “the delegation of the Kurdistan Region went to Baghdad and returned him through a private US plane, distinctive attributes.”
He continued, “When we arrived at the Baghdad airport, the US has equipped six helicopters, members of the delegation boarded the three of them, while allocated the other three to protect us in the sky, until we arrived at the US embassy, and there were several private cars waiting for us, to take us to places of meetings.” .
Lack of delegation meeting with senior Iraqi leaders
The head of the Supreme Islamic Council, and the head of the Iraqi National Alliance, Ammar al-Hakim, the delegation of the Kurdistan Region as “blessed,” explained Haji Mahmoud, “I have a big standing ovation they gave us and broad smiles.”
But the Kurdish delegation did not meet with leaders of the Iraqis, one Shi’ite was president of the Iraqi government for eight years, which Nuri al-Maliki, who is known in the Kurdistan Region that issued the Kurdistan salaries cut, and despite the fact that he has close ties with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the Movement for Change, but the agenda Kurdish business delegation did not include a meeting, a Sunni and the other, the head of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Saleem al-Jubouri.
Support Barzani Jubouri stay in office as President of the Iraqi parliament, at a time when it was seeking a Shiite parties and a number of year to oust him, but he (al-Jubouri) raising the issue of withdrawal of confidence from the Iraqi Finance Minister centrist Democratic Party of Kurdistan, Hoshyar Zebari vote.
The head of the Kurdistan Socialist Party, “We have not seen that it is necessary to visit al-Jubouri, because his positions showed that he was not neutral as head of the parliament did not act well, as we did not meet with al-Maliki, and is not true what has been said that we have asked for a meeting and he refused to do so, because we did not ask for than anyone to meet with Maliki. “
“Asked Barzani to visit Baghdad once every three months . “
The restoration of Mosul, one of the other axes of the search between Erbil and Baghdad, is expected to start operation within one month, and in this regard was to Baghdad requests from Barzani.
Said Haji Mahmoud, who was instrumental in the battles against Daesh especially in Kirkuk and participated in military meetings of the Americans and the Iraqis with Barzani, “the Iraqi government has asked Barzani opened the way for the Iraqi army, to pass between the Peshmerga direction of Mosul, and agreed Barzani on it but on condition the Peshmerga involved in the restoration of the Kurdish areas, which extends to some extent through the 100 meters in Mosul and on the outskirts of the city. “
For more coordination, Haji Mahmoud said “Shiite and Sunni parties asked Barzani to visit Baghdad once every three months, because the battle of Mosul are not trivial as it is to talk about, it is true that the process is starting easy because it starts with a bullet, but the process will be difficult.”