The Federal Government agrees with the Kurdish delegation to activate Article 140


 


08/04/2017 0:00

BAGHDAD / morning

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and head of the delegation of the Kurdistan region to Baghdad, said Fadhil Mirani agreement to remove all the obstacles that prevented the application of Article 140 of the Constitution of the disputed areas, while the delegation discussed with the head of the National Alliance, Ammar al-Hakim shared files between Baghdad and Erbil.

According to a statement by the Information Office of the Prime Minister, received «morning», that « it was agreed between the Abadi and the delegation of the region, to adhere to dialogue and calm and focus on the participants and commitment toconstitutional and legal frameworks, and to guarantee Iraq ‘s unity and coexistence among all components and not be allowed to be drawn into side battles and focus on our battle against terrorism”.
The statement noted that it was agreed also, to remove the obstacles that have prevented the activation of Article 140 and to emphasize the importance of theconfiguration requirements of population census after the completion of the liberation ofall land and eliminate the terrorist elements Daesh »adding that« it was stressed theimportance of joint action to serve the interests of all citizens of the same country ».
In the same context, the search of the Kurdish delegation visiting with the head of theNational Alliance, Mr. Ammar al – Hakim «battle against Daesh and sustain the unity ofmilitary forces between the Iraqi army and the crowd popular and the Peshmerga and thetribes to continue to victories in Nineveh, and to achieve security and political stability».
Statement of the Office of the President of the National Alliance and added that «was also discussed in several files about the relationship between the Federal Government and the Government of the Territory and the application of Article 140 of the Constitution and the question of the referendum, as well as issues of administrative, legal and legislative nature to address and emphasize the intensification of the constructive dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil on the one hand and between the parties Kurdish in theregion on the other. »
The statement said «The coalition delegation headed by al – Hakim , the proposals of theKurdish delegation listened to activate Article 140 of the Constitution to achieve more stability and deal with the consequences that resulted from the lack of application of this article».
At a press conference after the meeting through the Kurdish delegation expressed «satisfaction at the meeting of the National Alliance delegation headed by al – Hakim», adding that « the dialogues were quite frankly and the atmosphere was positive, indicating that things are moving towards a solution through meetings and frank dialogue.»
The head of the region delegation, secretary of the Political Bureau of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Fadhil Mirani, the delegation «told everyone during his meetings in Baghdad, that he will hold the referendum in the Kurdistan region during this year», noting that «this does not mean the declaration of secession of the territory from Iraq» .
Mirani said that «Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi, submitted a proposal, and thedelegation will be boosted by getting to the President of the Kurdistan region Massoud
Barzani.»

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