France denies support for independence for the region and confirms not to change its policy toward Iraq

2016/9/10 13:45

[Where - Baghdad]

France denied, yesterday evening, reported support for the independence of the Kurdistan region of Iraq and announced an independent state, saying "not to change its policy toward Iraq," according to a statement of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Relations.

Quoted drafters for its president Abdul Bari Zebari said in a statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it today, that "the Committee on Foreign Parliamentary Relations denies statements attributed to the President of the Republic of France Francois Hollande on his support for the Kurdistan region, to declare an independent state during a meeting with regional president Massoud Barzani ".

Zebari said that "after the contact by us and in an official capacity as chairman of the Committee on Foreign parliamentary relations, diplomatic representatives of the Iraqi and French of the two countries, the two sides have denied the issuance of this statement, stressing that the French Republic did not change its policy towards Iraq in particular and the region in general, while confirming that the meeting axes between the parties It included the war against Daesh and edit Mosul and relations between Erbil and Paris. "

And he called on the Chairman of the Committee MP Abdul Bari Zebari media to "accuracy in the news and to seek information from official sources, due to the forestry positions, political and security challenges facing Iraq and that requires us to unite efforts and attitude to face the best ways."

The media picked up the statements of the President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, on France's support for the region to declare independence and separation.