Masoum launches an initiative to contain the referendum crisis

Journal September 16, 2017

Baghdad – Journal News
President Fuad Masum announced on Saturday the launch of an initiative for dialogue among political leaders to reach concrete and urgent solutions to ensure that the crisis caused by the referendum in the Kurdistan region is overcome.
“Our dear country faces a political crisis that threatens to aggravate the political process and the supreme national interest in the face of serious threats and threats that our constitutional responsibility does not allow us to leave on the other side,” Masoum said in a statement to his office. The legislative and executive authorities at the Kurdistan and federal levels need to immediately address their treatment as a top priority, regardless of the exceptional efforts necessary to ensure the successful arrival of peaceful and democratic solutions based on the principle of partnership and understanding the aspirations of the Kurds Tan and all other citizens, rejecting provocative and extremist positions and moving forward in laying the necessary trust between the two sides and moving together to build the state of citizenship and the rights we all aspire to. ”
“We have decided to launch an initiative for dialogue and start by inviting leaders and leaders of political forces to hold intensive meetings to reach concrete and urgent solutions to overcome this crisis and work together to achieve common goals and address shortcomings and mistakes, no matter how severe differences of opinion and positions,” he added.
“We are fully confident of our people’s ability to overcome this crisis and come out of it the strongest and most resolute and most resolute and resolute to address the current problems and develop the democratic political system and build a bright future.”
He pointed out that “for the purpose of immediate commencement of the implementation of this initiative, we decided to cancel our travel to the meetings of the General Assembly of the United Nations and mandate the Prime Minister to deliver the word of Iraq.”
The Prime Minister Haider Abadi announced on Saturday, Baghdad’s readiness to intervene militarily if the referendum in the Kurdistan region to violence.

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