Parliamentary Legal: the decision to raise the Kurdish flag in Kirkuk sovereign and the Council is not authorized to adopting

Political Since 03.28.2017 at 12:34 (Baghdad time)

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Legal Committee of the House of Representatives confirmed, Tuesday, that the Kirkuk Provincial Council is not authorized to take the decision to raise the Kurdish flag over government Alamban governorate, pointing out that such decisions sovereign and provincial council unauthorized taking. As it warned that the decision caused a serious split a community.

The MP said the committee Hassan Turan, L / balance News /, "The Kirkuk Provincial Council is not authorized to take the decision to raise the Kurdish flag over government Alamban maintain, being a sovereign decisions and the provincial council is not authorized to taking."

He said Turan, that "the resolution dealt with violating a clear constitutional article 140 143 and article identified the Kurdistan region in the areas within its borders before the date of March 19 2003, Kirkuk was outside this area," he said, "is not entitled only to raise the Iraqi flag in Kirkuk."

He pointed out that "the law of 36 paragraph 23 stipulates that the legal status of Kirkuk is an Iraqi province that remains linked to the center."

A member of the Committee, that "Kirkuk council made a big mistake to vote on such a decision, as well as the Arabs and Turkmen boycotted the session so it lacks legitimacy in terms of implementation."

He Turkmen MP, that "the decision will cause a serious split the community and the marginalization of other components, and the one-party control of the resources of the province."

Kirkuk's provincial council voted during a session held on Tuesday, March 28 2017 a majority, to raise the Kurdish flag in the province along with the flag Alaraca.anthy 29 / A 43

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