Since 2018-01-03 at 23:04 (Baghdad time)
Baghdad Mawazine News
A delegation of the Movement for Change, the Kurdistan Islamic Group and the Coalition for Democracy and Justice arrived in Baghdad to discuss outstanding issues between the two central governments and the region, a spokesman for the Coalition for Democracy and Justice said on Wednesday.
“The delegation heading to Baghdad will meet with the prime ministers and the republic and may also meet with the Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives and other responsible bodies in Iraq,” Ribwar Karim said in a press statement.
Karim pointed out that “the purpose of the visit is to preserve the constitutional entity of the Kurdistan region, and the emphasis on the need for this entity is protected, especially as there is a serious talks on the budget and a promise of other laws.”
He added that the delegation included Khanem Rahim, Hassan Jihad of the coalition, Shorsh Haji, Raouf Othman of Change, Mohammad Hakim and Ahmed Haji Rashid of the Islamic Group.
He added that the delegation will address the meetings on violations in Kirkuk, Tuzkurmatu and some other areas which must be stopped. He added that the issue of sending the budget and salaries to the people of Kurdistan, which should not be rejected due to political differences between the forces, will also be discussed.
“The fourth issue to be discussed by the delegation in Baghdad is the resumption of dialogue between the region and the Iraqi government,” he said, adding that “this is related to the more understanding between the parties on the subject of relations between them.”
The President of the Republic, Dr. Fuad Masum, met in Baghdad on Wednesday evening, Ammar al-Hakim, head of the National Wisdom Movement.
During the meeting, they reviewed and discussed various political developments in the country, preparations for the elections and the need for everyone to participate in securing the best atmosphere of constructive understanding between all national parties and helping to develop the process of democracy.
Hakim reiterated his support for the efforts of dialogue and joint action between the Federal Government and the Kurdistan Regional Government on a firm basis, in a way that strengthens the unity and brotherhood of the Iraqi people in all its components.