Nechirvan Barzani: Baghdad cut our budget and we will hold a referendum on self-deter
Nechirvan Barzani: Baghdad cut our budget and we will hold a referendum on self-determination
1/26/2016 0 Comments
President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani said, during a meeting with a delegation from the European Union that the Kurdistan region is suffering from a financial crisis due to "cut off his share of the general budget by Baghdad."
A statement by the Government of the Territory, received by all of Iraq [where], a copy of it that Barzani "received in Erbil, the European Union mission to Iraq delegation, which included acting mission Constantinos Vardaks and an official of the European Union office in the Kurdistan region, consuls and representatives of the Member States of the European Union in the region ".
The delegation, according to the statement, to "relations between the EU and Iraq in general," praising "the role of the Peshmerga forces and the people of the Kurdistan Regional Government in the face of terrorists Daash and sheltering embrace a large number of refugees and displaced survivors from the grip of terrorism and provide the necessary services to them."
And between the delegation that "the European Union is seen with interest to the current situation in the Kurdistan region," and expressed the hope "in tackling the financial crisis experienced by the Kurdistan region."
He explained that "the program of the visit includes a meeting of all parties in the Kurdistan region," returned "unity and address the internal differences in the Kurdistan region as an incentive to address the crisis", expressing his willingness to "support the Kurdistan Regional Government in tackling the financial crisis and internal problems."
For his part, President of the Region Government, expressed his thanks for "the European Union support for the Kurdistan region in its war against terrorists Daash and provide assistance to refugees and displaced survivors from the grip of terrorism."
He Barzani expressed his happiness for "European Union support in the face of the financial crisis faced by the Kurdistan region," attributing them to "cut the share of the Kurdistan region from the general budget by Baghdad, and the war against terrorists Daash, and the resort of huge numbers of refugees and displaced persons to the Kurdistan region and thus landing sudden oil price. "
He pointed out that "the Kurdistan Regional Government began a plan to address and respond to this financial crisis, and for this purpose, the Kurdistan Regional Government in need of international support, especially from the European Union in terms of providing technical support and experts and specialists."
He said the "reform plan to the Government of the region in order to address the financial crisis and improve the administrative system in the Kurdistan region," hoping that "the Kurdistan region of Iraq, EU programs benefit".
He reiterated Barzani emphasis on "the Kurdistan region's commitment to dialogue and negotiations to solve internal problems and those problems that exist between the province and Baghdad," revealing that "the people of Kurdistan and in the framework of the right to self-determination, will hold a referendum for self-determination, and that any decision taken by the people of Kurdistan in the framework of talks and dialogue with Baghdad peacefully will be put to dialogue and talks about.