Barzani looms once again to "self-determination" in the event of continuing differences with Baghdad
Palm - threatened the Kurdish regional President Massoud Barzani, to conduct a plebiscite to announce the "self-determination" in the absence of "an Iraqi solution" to the escalating crisis with Baghdad, was charged with a representative for the coalition of "state law" the Kurdistan region by seeking to create a "state within a state."
The warnings came Barzani in a lengthy letter addressed to the Kurdish people, in conjunction with the entry of the crisis between Arbil and Baghdad, "a critical stage," after the interception force, "Peshmerga" on the concentration of the strength of the Iraqi army in the regions of the Khabur and Piper, near the border with Syria, which follow the administrative province Nineveh, and is one of the disputed areas between the two parties.
Barzani said that some who were able to strengthen their positions Atmalson commitment to the Constitution and seek to monopolize power, and he has lost hope Maliki in 2008 when he moved troops to the face of the Peshmerga in the outskirts of Khanaqin (belonging to the province of Diyala), noting that his concerns are focused on the continuation of this approach in the coming years will create considerable problems for the County, and the political process as a whole.
He spoke Barzani about "evade" Baghdad from the implementation of the agreements in relation to files of the oil and the Peshmerga and the disputed areas, and explained it was our patience a long time, we always look to resolve the Iraqi did not close the door to dialogue, but in the absence of such a solution, we will resort to the opinion of the people of Kurdistan He pointed out that under the threat of military force is over, and expressed willingness to cooperate with any party for the salvation of control and monopoly and put democracy back on track.
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki warned the Kurds that these developments will lead to "internal strife", and stressed that maintaining the country's sovereignty and border protection responsibility of the federal government exclusively, and pointed out that the decision to deploy those troops came to prevent the occurrence of "negative consequences" of what is happening on the Syrian side .
And declared, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Peshmerga Anwar Haji Osman said that the United States of America in talks with the parties to resolve the crisis as leader of the party "National Union", led by Jalal Talabani, Mullah Bakhtiar, during a seminar held in Kirkuk that the leadership of the party was for six hours in constant contact with Baghdad and the U.S. side , and the latter an important role in calming things.
In a new development, the Minister of Peshmerga Jafar Mustafa during a meeting with the Committee on Parliamentary Affairs, the Peshmerga "The ministry sent a delegation with the knowledge the American side, to meet with leaders of the Iraqi military to withdraw their forces."
On the other hand, accused the MP for his coalition, Abdul Salam al-Maliki said in a statement the Kurdistan region of trying to open the bridge in the Khabur to the passage of militants from Syria to it, and strive to create a "state within a state, and this is a threat and a dangerous precedent," while The Secretary General of the "Movement for Justice and Reform "Abdullah al-Yawar in the province of Nineveh, as the vulnerability of the region move to the central government and the province, as well as work on the division of the provinces of Nineveh, Kirkuk and Diyala.
The newspaper "Sabah" semi-official revealed for the collection of signatures in the Iraqi parliament to host Barzani and stand on the causes of the crisis.
At the same time, news agency "AFP" a security official high-level Iraqi unnamed, as saying that Iraqi authorities are trying to prevent the "secret arms deal" involving anti-aircraft missiles and that the consensus reached already the Kurdistan region of Iraq with a foreign country.
The source said that the security services and put her hand on the arms deal secret consensus reached with Barzani, one of the foreign countries, including anti-tank missiles and aircraft, and large quantities of heavy weapons and all of the model of Russian-made in 2004, and the Iraqi authorities are trying to prevent this transaction.
He said the security official said the move is in breach of the law and the fact that the Iraqi constitution, the only body authorized armament is the Ministry of Defense and federal officials said in the Kurdistan region that does not have information on this issue.