11/07/2012 20:41
ERBIL, July 11 (AKnews)-Under the auspices of Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani, two Kurdish opposition forces of Syria signed a joint statement today in Salahaddin, Erbil, Kurdistan presidential website said.

Erbil Statement, as it was named, was signed by Kurdistan National Council of Syria and the National Council of Western Kurdistan.

According to the statement the parties should form a joint committee called Kurdish Senior Board which is supposed to draw the general policy for leading the Kurds in the current decisive political situation in Syria.

The statement further urges the signatories to stop their media war.

Barzani congratulated the opposition parties over the "historic deal" and urged them to unite voices in the face of the current changes in Syria, according to Kurdistan presidential website.

The president also demanded the Kurdish opposition representatives not to give up the struggle for the Kurdish ethnic rights which can be achieved only by maintaining unity among the Kurdish political forces and strategic ties with the entire democratic forces across Syria.