Kurdistan denies withdrawal from province defense system: we were surprised by return
Kurdistan denies withdrawal from the province defense system: we were surprised by the return of proxy appointment
Special scales News - He denied the Kurdistan Alliance MP Majid Chenkali, Thursday, withdrawal of the Kurds from the Iraqi defense system, saying we have given several candidates for the presidency of the Army Staff, and we were surprised by the return of proxy appointment.
He said Chenkali L / scales News /, that "the Army Chief of Staff and at the formation of the Iraqi government and by the political consensus and the status of the balance which had been present since 2003, was one of the share of the Kurds," noting that "after the assignment of the team Babacar Zebari to the contract was supposed to be a man candidate of the Kurds officers position. "
He added, "The leadership of the region provided the names to the Ministry of Defense and the General Command of the Armed Forces to choose one according to qualifications and conditions that must be met in the hold the position but we were surprised by the return of the appointment by proxy and the appointment of the team Othman Ghanimi for the presidency of the Army Staff."
He noted that "we demand the re-position to one of the officers of the Kurds who enjoy efficient, according to electoral maturity and no quota system," pointing out that "what was raised on the withdrawal of the Kurds from the Iraqi defense system is not unfounded."
The Prime Minister General Commander of the Armed Forces Haider al-Abadi, last June, decided to refer the Army Chief of Staff Gen. Babacar Zebari to retirement.
The Ministry of Defense announced, earlier, for entrusting the Associate Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Administration Othman Ghanimi headed by Acting Chief of Army Staff.
He had been nominated president of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, leader of the Air Force Lt. Gen. Anwar Hama Amin to the post of army chief of staff instead of the team Babacar Zebari shops to retire, while raising Barzani name of the candidate to the General Commander of the Armed Forces Haider al-Abadi.
And it picked up a number of media reports about the withdrawal of the province of the Iraqi defense system against the backdrop of not giving them the presidency of the Army Staff ".anthy / 29/18 p / d 24