Kurdistan Region President meets Pavel Talabani to resolve the “Democratic and Union” dispute

Negervan Barzani

Pavel Talabani

2020-07-26 17:09

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Twilight News has learned, on Sunday evening, that the President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, and the joint head of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Pavel Talabani, are holding intensive meetings in Erbil to find a solution to the disputes before the Kurdistan Parliament meeting on Monday.

Informed sources told Shafaq News. That the President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, after the tension in the relationship between the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. Intensifying his efforts to moisten the atmosphere and solve problems.

She added that Barzani – who is also the Vice-President of the Democratic Party – held with Pavel Talabani two meetings and two rounds this evening, where they are seeking to reach an understanding that guarantees the participation of all parties in the parliament session tomorrow, especially the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan.

The office of the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masroor Barzani, had stated, earlier today, Sunday, during a statement that a phone call took place between the latter and the joint head of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Pavel Talabani, to discuss solving the problem of the parliament session.

He pointed out that Talabani asked to postpone the session for 24 hours without any conditions in order to allow the leadership of his party and the Kurdistan Democratic to reach a specific understanding.

The statement added that this request was considered a solution and the session was postponed for 24 hours in a dialogue between the Presidency of the Parliament of Kurdistan and the leaderships of the two parties without any conditions.

The Kurdistan Regional Parliament failed on Sunday morning to hold a regular session because of the continuing differences between the parliamentary blocs.

And on the 20th of July, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan decided to suspend its presence in the regional parliament’s sessions, following its disagreement with the Kurdistan Democratic Party, the two largest parties in the region.

A source from inside the National Union told Shafaq News that the party’s leadership council was at the forefront of its decision to hold a meeting with the Kurdistan Democratic Party.

The National Union, elected in February this year, Pavel Talabani, and Lahore Sheikh Genki, co-presidents, and there was no official meeting at the leadership level with the KDP throughout that period.

The new leadership of the National Union accuses the Kurdistan Democratic Party of not recognizing it.

The Kurdistani Democrat has a majority in the Parliament of the Region, and he also has the Presidency of the Territory and its government.


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