Kurdistan Has Military Plans Ready To Prevent Iraqi Army Advance, says Peshmerga ....
Kurdistan Has Military Plans Ready To Prevent Iraqi Army Advance, says Peshmerga Ministry : [15:11] 29/2012/Jul
PNA-One source from Kurdistan Peshmerga Ministry said that Kurdish Peshmerga forces in the Zumar region northwest of Nineveh province in Iraq are ready to stop Iraqi army advanced to this region and Kurdistan has a plan ready for military action to prevent Iraq army from advance toward Kurdish areas.
If Iraqi army continues creating trouble we'll take Kirkuk and other areas under their control, declares Peshmarga Minister
ERBIL, July 29 (AKnews) – The Kurdistan Region's Deputy Peshmarga Minister has declared that all Peshmarga forces are on alert and if the Iraqi army continues its trouble making process with the region they will free Kirkuk and other areas under Iraq’s control.
Anwar Haji Osman said: "The Ministry of Peshmarga prepared its forces to protect against any Iraqi army attacks and in any places."
"If the Iraqi army assaults Peshmarga in Zumar area, we will extend the fight to all places. We will not fight in one place. We will protect our land in all places."
Osman stresses that they are waiting for commands from a higher authority to move Peshmarga forces to Jalawla and Sadia, as Khanaqin town requested to protect the area.
The Iraqi army forces have been told to withdraw from Zumar but they are still in the area. Peshmarga forces settled in the area, too.
The Iraqi second regiment of brigades 38 arrived near the Iraqi-Syrian border two days ago. The Iraqi army was moved from Zi Qar towards Qahira district. Kurdish forces in Khapur and Zumar districts have been on alert since Friday.
Jaafari: Barzani phoned me and we discussed the issue of moving the troops and Sabgesha with Maliki soon
Sunday, July 29, 2012 09:01
Weak Good Twilight News / Head of the National Alliance, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, a connection was between him and the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani discussed the issue of preventing the Peshmerga security forces of the army and police from entering the crossing Vichabour, indicating that he would discuss the issue with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki shortly.
And prevented the Peshmerga forces, the first on Friday, Iraqi force from reaching the crossing Vichabour border between Syria and Iraq, and indeed within the territory of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq in the province of Dohuk.
Jaafari said in an interview with Al-Hurra U.S. "We look forward to resolving the issue, and Massoud Barzani, phoned me from Erbil, and we talked long into the phone, and will be an interview between me and the Prime Minister in the same context."
Jaafari said that "the case do not worry if it were not surrounded by a cloudy atmosphere, and its owner - unfortunately - a break in the relationship, I do not say a rupture between the brothers al-Maliki and Barzani."
He described al-Jaafari, "the issue (moving pieces of an Iraqi military toward the Syrian border) it swelled, and pant like a crisis, which is - in fact - not a crisis, the real crisis is a political crisis."
Between Jaafari and that "this troubled atmosphere made us to the test .. I think that the Constitution is clear and as soon as we proceed to the practical steps will trust, and evaporate all of these concerns."
And the refusal of Prime Minister and Commander of the Armed Forces Nuri al-Maliki said in a statement the position of the Kurdistan Region to prevent security forces from the army and police from entering the crossing Vichabour border between Syria and Iraq, have returned him of violation of the constitution "does not Akbaha praise."
Is controlled by Kurdish forces on the border crossing Vichabour between Iraq and Syria since 1992 and is located on the Tigris River, a semi-official crossing between the two countries.
The Kurdistan Region of Iraq used to move between the two countries in the era of the former Iraqi regime to prevent him from using the official Rabia border crossing between the two countries.
The Iraqi forces entered a state of alert and preparedness since the aggravation of the situation in Syria after the Syrian army forces of the free control of some border crossings with Iraq.
Kurdish military official: We have orders to fire on the Iraqi army if approached our
Posted 29/07/2012 01:33 PM
Arbil - "squares of liberation" Said Brigadier Mohammad Rustam, Deputy Commander of the Eighth Infantry Brigade of the Ministry of Peshmerga that they have orders to shoot if any progress of the army, laden with the responsibility of the leadership of the Iraqi army get any serious repercussions as a result of this progress.
Brigadier-General Mohammed Rustom told the "Middle East" that «the task of protecting the borders lies with the border guards, it is true that the Kurdish part of Iraq, but may not be a military force of the Iraqi army to advance to the border, particularly to the disputed areas, because we are afraid that turning the Iraqi army to Jalawla other and the expulsion of the population of them, and therefore affirm the other side that we have orders to shoot if any progress of the army, and we hold the leadership of the Iraqi army the responsibility of any serious implications you get a result of this progress, we Peshmerga did not move forward towards that region, but the Iraqi army is made and is trying to assert control over the region ».
Maliki warns of confrontation between the army and the Peshmerga
Sunday, July 29, 2012 10:16
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said in a statement Friday evening that a dispute nearly erupted between Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Iraqi forces, the impact force to prevent the Kurds from the military point of access to the border with Syria.
The statement pointed out that the actions of forces of the region is a violation of the Constitution and almost led to a dispute with the Iraqi forces.
He added that the Peshmerga forces to cross the borders of the province of Nineveh and administrative control of the joints and the threat or use of weapons is a dangerous phenomenon with dire consequences.
He pointed out that the decision to deploy troops and federal police at a distance of six hundred miles on the common border between Iraq and Syria came to prevent the negative consequences of what is happening in Syria was not aimed at the territory of Christan.
He stressed that the objection to the presence of federal troops on the border with Syria, which is outside the boundaries of the region constitutes a clear violation of the laws and security measures.
The Ministry of Peshmerga in Kurdistan announced yesterday that its forces intercepted the strength of the Iraqi army in its attempt to advance towards the village of Piper adjacent to the border with Syria.
Osman: American and Iranian efforts to end tension between Baghdad and Erbil
Sunday 29 July 2012 12: 35 GMT The Kurdistan Alliance leader Mahmoud Osman
The Kurdistan Alliance leadership said Mahmud Othman, Sunday, the Kurdistan regional government training for armed Syrians "limited" as the dissident army regulars did not join the "free", as the army revealed Iranian and us efforts to end the tension between the Central Government and the Kurdistan Regional Government.
Osman said in an interview for "alsumaria news", "training the Kurdistan Regional Government to the Syrian Kurdish militants", stating that "fighters who were trained in the territory are as regular Syrian army fled and sought refuge in Kurdistan and not enrolled in the army".
Othman added that "these Kurds have sought refuge in Kurdistan military months before and did not fight their people would return to their areas outside Kurdish authority management President Bashar Al-Assad to protect their areas and their management," he said, adding that "these trainees will attend the free army."
The Kurdish leadership that the current crisis "between the territory and the Federal Government of a political nature and can be resolved", revealing the "external efforts in the United States and Iran to resolve problems and end the tension between the Federal Government and the Kurdistan Regional Government.
He was President of the Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani, (23 July 2012), a training camp for fighters as Syrian territory, noting that the territory they are trained to be able to defend their areas in Syria.
He accused the State of law Coalition Deputy Abdel Salam al-Maliki, on (29 July), Kurdistan regional guard to open the bridge for the passage of militants and to Syria in the Khabur, while Central Student Government to carry out its duties, the province seeks to create a "State within a State".
Deputy block ' of the Islamic Supreme Council, on Sunday, Iraq Kurdistan training militants and sending them to Syria "serious", considering it an interference in the Affairs of neighbouring States, the territory's most likely a reflection of the conflict with the Central Government.
A Kurdish source, said Senior (20 July), 650 Kurdish recruits went from Syria to Dohuk Governorate Syria to protect Kurdish areas there, stating that recruits who had fled from the military service in Syria over the past few months and had been trained in the territory.
Spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh, the Iraqi Government in (25 July), that the Iraqi Government is not with the current regime in Syria, as he must change radically and which is for the Syrian people, noted that Iraq would welcome the change of the Syrian people.
Syria has since (15 March 2011), the popular protest movement started by raising demands for reform and democracy, ended with the claim projection system after bloody violence was unprecedented by Syrian security forces and what is known as "Arabs", the date for the fall of more than 19,000 people dead by the Syrian Observatory for human rights, while outnumbered detainees in Syrian prisons on the background of protests by detainees 25,000 Observatory, as well as hundreds of thousands of refugees and displaced persons, missing persons, accused Syrian authorities "Terrorist" groups of being behind the violence.
The Damascus regime and subjected to pack variety of Arabic and international sanctions, as increasing pressure on Assad to step down, but political and diplomatic protection provided by Russia and China, which he first took refuge to veto twice so far, against any resolution condemning the practices of the Syrian regime exacerbated violent internal conflict that came to the edge of civil war, and threatened to extend the conflict to neighbouring countries, with the UN Security Council decided to extend the work of the Observer Mission in Syria for one month begins (20 July).
Barzani: Describes cut off funding for the region as "a declaration of war"
Sunday, July 29, 2012 14:31
Baghdadiya News / .. The head of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, cutting funding by the federal government for the region because of a dispute over oil sales to Turkey to declare war
. The Web site of Al Jazeera International, said in an interview with the President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, he warned that funding cuts by the federal government for the region because of a dispute over oil sales to Turkey is a "declaration of war."
Barzani said in the interview, "that the province has taken the necessary measures to counter any military threat from the Iraqi government."
Barzani said, "The solution to the problem is only if the political parties to pass the hydrocarbon law," adding "It is, of course, the budget cut funding for the Kurdistan region Snattabrha war or a declaration of war, Baghdad and assume responsibility for the consequences of that."
The Iraqi government considers the Kurdistan contracts with oil companies like Exxon Mobil and other illegal but Kurds say that the contracts comply with the Constitution and that they were forced to sell crude oil because of the delayed transfer of proceeds from the central government. Ended / 21
Alliance of Kurdistan and the Kurdish movement, change, warn of the possibility of fighting between the Peshmerga and the Iraqi army
Sunday, July 29, 2012 04:52
Baghdad: the Kurdistan Alliance and warned the MDC Kurdish Iraqi parliament of the possibility of fighting between the guards of the Kurdistan region (Peshmerga) and the Iraqi army after the last entry to the territory of the provincial government considers "disputed".
A statement by the coalition of Kurdish blocs and the movement of change, followed by the official spokesman for the Kurdistan Alliance, a pro-Tayeb during a press conference in parliament on Saturday, "While waiting for the Iraqi people, the success of political efforts to achieve consensus on disputed areas, the strength of the army and the orders of the senior leadership of the progress in Es hand, which lies under the protection of the Regional Guard forces and is located between the provinces of Dohuk, Nineveh, which was and is still safe from the cities. "
He made the army in this area without coordination between the governments in Baghdad and Erbil or Chaarmesbak will have serious consequences and catastrophic to Iraq unless addressed as soon as possible, especially as he Ivsal between the concentration of the two only a few hundred meters away.
He said that it "could lead to serious repercussions in the event of any act of reckless elements of those two forces fueling the fighting and are difficult to control and brings us back to the conditions of the pre-2003."
He went on Tayeb, "Iraq's new constitution and to Aasmhan using a weapon in political disputes and the use of these forces in this way will be the end of security and civil peace and a threat to the unity of Iraq and its people."
"So we call upon to address this situation within the legal and constitutional mechanisms as we demand the House of Representatives to send a parliamentary delegation to see the situation there and take action to prevent any escalation may occur."
The Ministry of Peshmerga in Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq has denied an earlier statement in the occurrence of any clashes between troops and the Iraqi army in the (disputed areas) in the province of Nineveh.
The statement noted that the ministry is notified, and since 2003, and units of Brigade 8 of the Ministry of Peshmerga and stationed in the area (Es) between the provinces of Dohuk and Nineveh not to progress in order to avoid any skirmishes between them and the army.