(Baghdad: al-Furat News) Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari told MPs that the referendum of the Kurdistan region to be held on the 25th of next September does not in the interest of the unity of Iraq.
“Al-Jaafari met with the deputies of the Kurdistan Democratic Party in the House of Representatives headed by MP Arafat Karam, and the meeting discussed the latest political and security situation and the great victories achieved by the Iraqis in their war against the terrorist gangs, And the liberation of Iraqi territory. ”
“Iraq has been able to liberate its territory with the sacrifices of its sons in the army, the police, the popular crowd, the tribal fighters and the Peshmerga, and stand united in defending its sovereignty and dignity,” Jaafari said.
He stressed that “the strength of Iraq in the unity of its components, and the cohesion of political forces, and the continuation of dialogue; to overcome the challenges facing him,” explaining that ”
The referendum to be held in the Kurdistan region is not in the interest of the unity of Iraq, which has just emerged from a global war against the gangs of the terrorist advocate. “He said that” has not heard from any country in the world in support of the referendum step, and that everyone believes that the unity of Iraq is important for the stability of the region, stressing that ” the separation does not hurt the interests of one and we respect the opinion of the Kurdish citizen , provided that heaping within the constitution.”
for their part , confirmed the Kurdistan Democratic party , ” the members of the need for the continuation of dialogue between the political parties”, praising the “achievements of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in strengthening relations with the countries of Ala No different. ”
The Kurdish parties agreed on 7 June to hold a referendum next September 25 elections on November 6, with the exception of opposition to change the Islamic Group of Kurdistan.
The countries of Iran, Turkey, the United States, Russia, the United Nations and Germany, as well as Baghdad, have opposed holding the Kurdistan independence referendum to threaten the unity of Iraq.
The President of the region Massoud Barzani earlier, the referendum resolution “irreversible” and “will prevent the occurrence of disasters in the region,” noting “we seek to achieve this through dialogue with Baghdad and regional powers to avoid conflict.”