A senior Kurdish official blow a surprise: the referendum political pressure on Baghdad and will not separate from Iraq

Policy access_time 2017/07/16 22:48 chat_bubble_outline Number of readings: 82

The representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government to Iran, Nazim al-Dabbagh said that the referendum scheduled for September in a negotiating tactic to pressure the central government to implement its promises on the benefits of the region and will not lead to separation from Iraq.

“The Iraqi Kurds prefer to stay as part of Iraq despite the call for the referendum on independence on September 25,” Dabbagh said in a press statement from Tehran. He expressed fears that Iraqi forces would attack Kurdish positions after the liberation of Mosul from a militant organization. Its expression.

“The Kurdish leadership is conducting a referendum to resolve the problem with the Iraqi government and the Kurds have no intention of secession from Iraq,” said Dabbagh, a member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). He accused the Baghdad government of failing to fulfill its key promises included in the 2005 Iraqi constitution, Which lies on the border between the autonomous Kurdistan region and the rest of Iraq.

A senior delegation of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), headed by the First Deputy Secretary-General of the Union Kusrat Rasul Ali, is visiting Tehran on an official invitation to discuss the referendum and political relations in the region.




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