Urgent region: the formation of a military commission with Baghdad to Mosul battle and agree on salaries

2016/9/29 20:59

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The President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, said Thursday the agreement with the federal government on the formation of a joint military committee between Erbil and Baghdad to discuss the upcoming battle of Mosul.

The announcement coincides with the visit he is currently senior Kurdish delegation headed by Massoud Barzani, president of the region to Baghdad to discuss outstanding problems and upcoming battle of Mosul.

Issued and Minister of the Territory Council, issued a statement on the regular meeting held today under the chairmanship of Nechirvan Barzani, and the presence of the Vice President of the Council, Qubad Talabani.

The statement stressed the support of ministers and the parties participating in the government, the government's efforts to reform and overcome crises.

He stressed Barzani, said the delegation provincial government during his recent visit to Baghdad, where meetings were held with the prime minister, Haidar al-Abadi, the Iraqi officials others, "he agreed with the government in Baghdad to form a joint military committee between the province and Baghdad for talks on the liberalization of the city of Mosul process and find steps appropriate mechanism to this issue. "

On the outstanding problems between Erbil and Baghdad, especially the issue of oil and the budget and salaries, revealed Nechirvan Barzani, for "both parties agree to the resolution of these files and speed up the resolution, the two sides stressed the importance of continuing the meetings in order to find a common settlement that is in the interest of the people of Iraq and Kurdistan."

In another context, the Minister of Natural Resources in the Kurdistan Regional Government Ashti Hawrami, that "the decision to stop the export of Kirkuk by the Iraqi government, had a negative impact on the Kurdistan region's share of the budget during the past six months" and hoped the possibility of "plug in the budget for the distribution of salaries on time. "

And about what was said about the claim of Baghdad handed over the oil region to it as a condition for the provision of Kurdistan salaries, Hawrami said, "what you say Baghdad is not in favor of the Kurdistan region, because Baghdad does not provide us with the salaries of 1,000,400 thousand employees, what you say Baghdad is not enough for a half salary until the savings system ".

The Minister of the Territory Council, in a statement, "the continuation of efforts to reach a solution to the problem of late payment of salaries, and continue the meetings of the Council aimed to address the problem."

In conclusion, the Council praised "the role of teachers in the province of Kurdistan and their steadfastness and their interest in the educational process, also thanked the demonstrators who delivered the demands of the stakeholders in a peaceful and civil, as well as the security authorities to protect the security of the demonstrators."