Talabani Party: We will agree with the opposition parties to go with a unified delegation to Baghdad at this time

Policy  2018/08/17 13:15  168   Editor: aab

Baghdad today – special

On Friday, August 17, 2018, the PUK’s external relations official, Taha Namik, said that the leadership of the ruling parties, the Union and the Kurdistan Democratic Party, had agreed with the Kurdish opposition parties: “Change Movement, Islamic Group, Islamic Union, Alliance for Democracy And justice, ” to go to a unified delegation to Baghdad to discuss the formation of the government.

“The Kurdish delegation will visit Baghdad after the holiday of Eid al-Adha to discuss the formation of the largest bloc,” Namik said in an interview with Baghdad today that “the Kurds are seeking during this period to unite their ranks and agree on common points based on the supreme interest of the Kurdish people before going to Baghdad”.

He added that “there is guidance from the leadership of the two parties (the Democratic Union), to reunite the Kurdish house and agreement with the opposition parties on the basic points, and go to a joint delegation represents the demands of the Kurds to enter alliances to form the next government.

“We will visit the four opposition parties in an attempt to reach an agreement with them, because this represents a strength of the Kurds and not dispersing the votes in negotiations with other alliances,” he said.

He pointed out that “until the moment there is no official alliance to form the largest bloc and all are in the process of negotiations and dialogues and we are ready to negotiate with all provided that the Kurdish interest is the basis.”



Barzani Again Calls on Sides to Unite in Baghdad


16/08/2018 – 23:03


ERBIL – It is time for all sides in the Kurdistan Region to review themselves and turn a new page, the president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, said on Thursday.

Barzani made the remarks on the 72nd anniversary of his party where he also called on all political parties in the region to join KDP and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and unite in Baghdad.

According to the Independent High Electoral Commission of Iraq, a new government in Baghdad is going to be formed within two weeks.

Concerning the regional parliamentary election which has been set for September 30th, the Kurdish leader noted that his party is well prepared for the process, rejecting any delays for the vote.

Some certain political factions in the Kurdistan Region are wishing for the election to be delayed for their own political interests.

“Instead of postponing the election, we’d better think of a transparent election to be held, taking all mechanisms to ensure the transparency [of the process],” Barzani said.


Leadership in wisdom: the mass of the national majority in its final stages

Date of release: 2018/8/17 13:52

(Baghdad: al-Furat News) said the leader of the stream of national wisdom, Mohammed Jamil al-Mayahi, the draft of the majority of the national majority in its final stages.

Al-Mayahi said in a press statement that “the draft of the national majority in its final stages where the forces belonging to it (the wisdom and the Alliance and others and the coalition and the National Coalition and the Union of Forces) open and understanding with the Kurdish parties of the Patriotic Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Democratic Party and call the conquest and representatives of the Christian component and Turkmen.”

Al-Mayahi referred to the call of these blocs “to prepare for the next phase according to constitutional entitlements.”