Political| 06:19 – 14/05/2021
Baghdad – Mawazine News
, the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Peshmerga, Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar, announced, on Friday, that Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi directed the implementation of the joint security agreement between the Joint Operations Command and the Peshmerga forces in the disputed areas.
Al-Yawar said, according to the official agency, that “during the previous meetings, a joint agreement was reached to form the centers of the Joint Security Coordination Room for the regions of Khanaqin, Kirkuk, Mosul and Makhmour, and that the agreement was made in light of the proposals presented by Al-Kazemi,” indicating that “according to which the agreement was concluded between the Security Coordination Committee.” The Supreme Ministry of Peshmerga and the Supreme Security Coordination Committee for the Joint Operations Command.
He added, “These centers have not been implemented by the Coordinating Committee in the Joint Operations Command, and the agreement to form a joint force of Peshmerga forces and Iraqi army forces in the disputed areas has also not been implemented.”
Al-Yawar confirmed, “The prime minister directed, during a security meeting, the Supreme Security Coordination Committee in the Joint Operations Command to head to the Kurdistan region to activate previous security agreements,” noting that “a delegation from Baghdad visited the Kurdistan region on the ninth of this month, headed by National Security Adviser Qassem Al-Araji. During the visit, it was agreed to implement the aforementioned security agreements after the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
He pointed out that “the best solution for the stability of the disputed areas lies in the continuation of joint coordination between the Peshmerga forces and the Iraqi army forces to maintain security in those areas.”