Baghdad today – Sulaymaniyah
The Political Bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, announced on Thursday, the dismissal of MP from the National Union in the Parliament of Kurdistan, Farhad Senkawi, after participating in the movement of “No” rejecting the referendum of the region, which began two days ago in Sulaymaniyah.
The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) political bureau said in a statement that “the strategy of the National Union is going to conduct the referendum and the right to self-determination, and any departure from this strategy by any person, will have consequences according to the party’s rules of procedure.”
“Farhad Senkawi, who has only received 23 votes in the Senkau region in the previous parliamentary elections, has been able to reach and enter the dome of the Parliament of Kurdistan after the National Union of Kurdistan assured him the necessary votes, but in these days we see him in common with the movement Which is called “No to the referendum,” after saying a while ago, “The current time is the most appropriate times to declare independence, but the political leaders in the Kurdistan region do not dare to declare independence.”
The statement continued, “Therefore, we decided to expel him from the ranks of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, and the parliamentary bloc, and if the activation of the Parliament of Kurdistan, we will work to restore all privileges received by Senkawi through the party and legal ways.”