Province rejects Washington's call Peshmerga subordination to the command of the Iraqi army

2016/8/19 23:16

[Oan- Baghdad]

Received the Ministry of Peshmerga in the Kurdistan region, on Friday, the US State Department, "stressing that" the Peshmerga under the under the command and control of the leadership of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces, will be under the command and control of the Iraqi government. "

According to the Ministry of Peshmerga, in a statement, in response to a statement Mark Toner, a spokesman for the US State Department, that "Peshmerga forces within the Iraqi defense system according to the constitution, despite the fact that the Iraqi government has not provided any assistance to the Peshmerga, from training the one hand, and the provision of military supplies and weapons. "

She pointed out that "the Peshmerga forces, proved to the world that it is the only force that can cope with the most violent terrorist groups in the world," asserting that "Peshmerga expressed their willingness to comply, and help Iraqi forces directed terrorism, and have actually proved this."

He called spokesman of the US State Department, Mark Toner, yesterday to join the Peshmerga forces under Iraqi government control in the war on terror Daesh gangs.

Toner said yesterday during a news conference: "I think it's very important that the Peshmerga and all other Iraqi groups fighting 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."

"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 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 Wednesday 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."