Editorial Date: 2017/11/23 21:57 • 115 times read
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG ) responded Thursday to statements made by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at his press conference last Tuesday on the decision of the Federal Court to cancel the results of the referendum.
“On the basis of the decision of the Iraqi Federal Court on the 20th of this month, all procedures, consequences and [illegal] results taken in reaction to the referendum against the Kurdistan region by the federal government and the House of Representatives should be canceled,” the spokesman for the provincial government, Sven Dzai, said in a statement today. “He said.
He added that “among the decisions to reduce the share of the region of the budget and punish the representatives of the region in the House of Representatives and the closure of airports and other decisions taken on 27 September last even before the issuance of the Federal Court.
“The Peshmerga forces are constitutionally recognized forces and played a major role in eliminating the country’s preachers and fighting alongside the Iraqi forces in the process of restoring Mosul,” said Dzei. “Without the Peshmerga forces, Kirkuk and many other areas during a war It would wear out like Mosul. ”
He pointed out that “the Peshmerga forces in the war against the Da’ush B, 802 martyrs, 10 thousand and 233 wounded and 62 missing, and that the international community and the slaves themselves have commended many times on the cooperation and coordination and support of these forces to the Iraqi army, it is the duty of all parties to look at the Peshmerga forces this picture and ensure Its constitutional rights, which unfortunately did not pay the federal government salaries never over the previous years, at a time that the Peshmerga forces under the Constitution part of the defense system of Iraq and must be secured salaries and financial dues by the federal government.
With regard to the salaries of employees of the Kurdistan region, the spokesman for the provincial government that “Abadi said many times that he will send the salaries of employees of the Kurdistan region, for its part, confirmed the territorial government that it is ready to show all the cooperation and facilities required, but in fact did not take the federal government any practical step in And that they have no readiness to receive even the biometric lists of the staff of the region, so the people of Kurdistan has reached the conviction that the subject of sending salaries of employees by the federal government is not serious, never, but just words, but.
In another part of his statement, Dziay said that “mentioning the name of the Kurdistan region by any other name fabricated, a clear violation of the Constitution and reject it, and that the people of Kurdistan, all parties and components agree to protect the entity of the Kurdistan region of constitutional and can never be waived,” as he put it.