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(Reuters) – Rapid reaction forces have vacated a local headquarters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in the district of Tuz Khurmato, south of Kirkuk, witnesses said on Monday.
Witnesses said today that the rapid reaction forces are heavily armed with the evacuation of the Kommit 2 headquarters of the National Union in the district of زzgari in the district of Tuz.
Witnesses said that the headquarters has been completed and the party cadres that were present in it.
On April 10, the Patriotic Union announced the Hamrin Center and two local headquarters in Al-Tuz after a five-month closure after the events of October 16, the deployment of security forces, popular mobilization in the disputed areas and the withdrawal of Peshmerga and security forces.
The Political Bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan had called earlier today President Fuad Masum, Prime Minister Haider Abadi, and Speaker of the House of Representatives Salim al-Jubouri to resolve the problem of the refusal of the military authorities to return Kurdish parties in the disputed areas.
“After the events of October 16, which lasted more than six months in Kirkuk, Khanaqin, Sinjar, Jalawla, Saadiyeh, Qarbatah and other areas, the military and security authorities still do not allow the return,” the office said in a letter to the three presidencies. Open the headquarters of the Kurdish parties, which are official and legal. ”
The office said that “in conjunction with the launch of the election campaign is still unconstitutional pressures exercised against the Kurdish forces,” referring to “occupation” houses of officials, cadres belonging to the Kurdish regions in the most cities and regions.
“The imposition of military and security authority in this way is contrary to the constitution,” the office said. “The continuation of the policy of confiscating the rights and freedoms of these parties will create bad complaints in public opinion in the disputed areas, We do not rule out it. ”
The office called the three presidencies to speed up and as soon as possible to resolve this legal problem.