Washington calls the Peshmerga to work under the command of the Iraqi army and Baghdad

2016/8/18 23:31

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Called on the US State Department, the Peshmerga forces to work under the command of the federal Iraqi army in the war on organizing Daesh.

He said the State Department spokesman, Mark Toner, told a news conference: "I think it is very important that the Peshmerga and the belligerents and other Iraqi groups forces come under the command and control of the Iraqi government and the Iraqi army, as long as we have emphasized on it, and this was our assessment from the beginning."

Toner said that Washington "began its efforts to reach this goal, the best start to regain Mosul format".

"I only say that we are in talks are continuing with the Government of the Kurdistan region and Baghdad to support and encourage a united front against the ongoing Daesh threats, in fact, our plans for joint meetings between the President of Kurdistan [Massoud] Barzani and the National Security Advisor in the Iraqi government, and I think that one of them was last week, it was the second meeting of this kind. "

The prime minister, Haidar al-Abadi, said last Tuesday that "there is an understanding with the Kurdistan region, we should not be on the Peshmerga to move from their places while restoring Mosul process or to expand, and should remain in their current positions, even if done with the help of the Iraqi army." .

It received the Kurdistan Regional Government, yesterday rejected the Abadi's remarks, saying that the Peshmerga forces will continue to offer and will not withdraw from areas recaptured.

He said provincial government spokesman, Sven Dzia in a press statement, "The peshmerga will continue to progress until the liberation of all the Kurdish areas of Nineveh province," stressing that "the Peshmerga will not withdraw from the areas liberated or Sthrrha in the future."

He returned Abadi Office responded to the rejection of the province, "refusing to take advantage of the current conditions and opportunities to impose a fait accompli in Nineveh, and leave to the side conflicts do not serve the interests of anyone except Daesh" adding that "any political conflict in the areas named in the Constitution, disputing the areas to be postponed and now we have to focus in the victory over Daesh. "

The spokesman for the office, Saad al-Hadithi yesterday that "the threat of terrorism calls for synergies all security systems including the Peshmerga and the popular crowd and the rest of the security configurations."