The delegation of the Supreme Council for the Referendum in the Kurdistan Region, which is visiting Baghdad for meetings and meetings there, continued on Thursday for the fourth day in a row.
Saadi Ahmed Bira, a member of the Political Bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and a member of the Kurdistan delegation , said in a press statement that the delegation met with British Ambassador to Baghdad Frank Baker, who assured them that the referendum on the right of self-determination is a legitimate right for the Kurdish people. Affects the course of the war against the Da’ash, which is a priority for all at present. Adding that the war against terrorism is one of the priorities of the Kurdistan Region, and the referendum does not affect the role of the effective region in this war.
He also visited the Kuwaiti ambassador to Baghdad and confirmed his support for the just cause of the Kurds. He said they support any option for the Kurdish people, although he indicated that he would prefer to postpone the referendum to the post-war phase against Da’ash.
He also pointed out that they also met with the President and leadership of the National Congress Party, who affirmed that they are with the right of the Kurdish people, the right of self-determination and the referendum and guarantee the rights of the people of Kurdistan through dialogue and peaceful means. Noting that the delegation stressed that this is precisely what is intended by the people of Kurdistan and his political leadership.
“We also visited the Iraqi Islamic Party, which praised the price of welcoming the region to hundreds of thousands of displaced people from the Sunni areas,” he said, stressing their support for the rights of the people of Kurdistan.
He also referred to the visit of the delegation to a united Iraq (headed by Osama Najafi), referring to the position of the party supporting the referendum, but without the inclusion of the disputed areas (Kurdistan regions outside the administration of the Kurdistan region), indicating their desire to continue dialogue with the Kurdish leadership in this regard.
Saadi Ahmad Bira, also said that the delegation visited the Iraqi Foreign Minister and the head of the reform movement Ibrahim Jaafari and the political bureau of the movement.
The Jaafari, has confirmed that the initiative of the delegation of Kurdistan to visit Baghdad to discuss the issue of the referendum contribute to push the outstanding issues important steps on the road to a solution and reduce the gap between the various parties, adding at a joint news conference with the head of delegation of the Supreme Council for the referendum, Rose Nuri Shaways, The issue of the referendum on independence, a charter that binds all the components of the Iraqi people, the constitution, and insofar as it conforms to the constitution, we have no objection to us. Indicating that some problems need time and dialogue, God willing, we get good results.
For his part, stressed Nuri Shaways, the Kurdistan region to maintain unconditional dialogue to put all existing issues, considering that the only way to solve problems and bring the views and understanding between peoples, whether they are together in one house or neighbors.
Stressing that the right to self-determination is a legitimate and internationally guaranteed right for all peoples, including the Kurdish people.
Saadi Ahmad Bireh referred to the delegation’s visit to the Iraqi Communist Party, saying that they basically supported the right to self-determination.
He also referred to their visit to the Liberation Movement and their discussions with leaders such as the referendum and independence.
The deputy head of the political body in the Sadrist movement, Nassar al-Rubaie, in a joint press conference with Saadi Ahmed Bireh followed the end of the meeting of the delegation of Kurdistan and the political body in the current they believe in resolving the differences between Baghdad and Erbil dialogue, pointing out that the position of the Sadrist movement is with Iraq A strong unified Arab and Kurdish, noting that understanding and dialogue is the way to resolve all differences. Stressing that we are able to resolve all the differences that emerged in the previous phase between Erbil and Baghdad.
While Saadi Ahmed Bireh, the delegation of Kurdistan informed them of the situation facing the people of the Kurdistan Region and the decision to hold the referendum. Referring to the agreement of the two sides to hold an expanded meeting between them.