Abadi’s office responds to Barzani’s remarks that there is no need to authorize Baghdad on the referendum


Policy access_time 2017/08/10 17:00 

Baghdad today – Baghdad

The spokesman for Prime Minister Saad al-Hadithi’s office said on Thursday that the future of Iraq and its fate is not limited to one party or a specific body.

Al-Hadithi said in an interview with “Baghdad today”: “Let us to hold a serious dialogue, open on the outstanding issues between the federal government and the region,” stressing “the adoption of dialogue as a means to reach solutions and exits of the problems between the parties under the Constitution, , And is based on the ground of national consensus. “

He added that “the future of Iraq and its fate, is not exclusive to one party or a specific entity without others,” noting that “the future of Iraq is decided by all Iraqis and not by a unilateral decision.”

“The first article of the constitution explicitly states that Iraq is a single democratic federal state, and the constitution guarantees its unity,” he said.

The president of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, confirmed on Thursday that he understands the remarks of some countries on the date of holding a referendum in the region, while pointing out that the referendum does not need to be authorized by any party, saying that opponents of the referendum “will commit political suicide.”




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