nearing work in a huge monument to the fighters of the Peshmerga forces at the entrance of the city of Kirkuk on completion, in memory of the martyrs of the Peshmerga , who sacrificed their lives in the war on terrorism.
Said Barzan Ahmed, one of the six sculptors of the Kurds who worked on the establishment of the monument, “they began to design two years ago, and is expected to be completed within 10 days.”
“The statue is the largest military monument in the Middle East.”
It is expected to raise the official unveiling of the memorial place at the entrance to the city of Kirkuk area [Chorao] from the point of Arbil in July this.
It is noteworthy that the Kirkuk Provincial Council, voted to boycott the Arab and Turkmen members last March 28 asked the governor Najm al- Din Karim fly the flag of the Kurdistan region , along with the Iraqi flag on government buildings to maintain, while issued the Iraqi parliament, a counter decision to dropping off knowledge of the region and raising the Iraqi flag only Kirkuk.
The Government of Kirkuk also plans to join the province to independence referendum Kurdistan region scheduled for next September 25.