Rhodeau – Arbil
“We have brought together the president of the Kurdistan Region, his deputy and the prime minister, and we have held meetings in Sulaymaniyah with the leaders of the Kurdistan National Union and the Movement for Change,” said the representative of US President in the International Coalition, Brett McGuck.
“We are happy that there are no political differences and problems on the front lines against Zahed,” McGork said at a news conference on Thursday.
Pointing out that “coordination between the Peshmerga forces and the Iraqi forces contributed to the elimination of the Daash, and that the Peshmerga forces faced an organization advocating heroism.”
The representative of the American president in the international coalition, “We have full confidence in my faith, and we have a lot of meetings, as we discussed with President Barzani many important issues, especially the referendum.”
“We have confirmed that the United States and the international community will not support the referendum. The alternative to the referendum was presented during the meeting, in partnership with Britain, France and the United Nations,” McGork said.
Noting that “the alternative emphasizes the need to negotiate between Erbil and Baghdad to solve the problems, and we know that the referendum is not an individual decision of President Barzani.”
“We want a disaster not to happen, and we want the focus to be on an urgent fight, and the referendum must have international legitimacy, but no international force supports this referendum. This is a danger, and we must continue dialogue on this file to find solutions,” he said. Good solution “.
Stressing that “the need to activate the parliament, and we hope that the political parties stand together, President Barzani called for the alternative, and we have offered our alternative in coordination with some parties as well as with Baghdad, and must respond to us as soon as possible, and if the referendum will bring with him many problems.
“This is not the position of America alone, but the position of many parties including Turkey. The meetings were positive and fruitful, and I think the alternative will solve many problems,” said the US president’s representative in the international coalition.