Kurdistan Alliance: No agreement with Baghdad without the consent of Barzani

Date: Friday 21/09/2012 06:47 am

 Baghdad / term
said the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan led by Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said the visit of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to head in the city of Sulaymaniyah (330 km north of Baghdad) was to check on his health after medical trip in Germany lasted for about three months

Where I got during that period many events especially relations between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the federal government and the need to take serious steps to address the outstanding problems.
said politburo member of the Patriotic Union Adnan Mufti said the deal between the two governments a few days ago on file oil positive step opens the way to address all the problems, stressing the need to rebuild trust between all the components of Iraq, especially between the two governments, stressing that the interest of the parties may agree to able together to provide the life and conditions of a stable Iraqi citizen.
The leader of the Kurdistan Alliance that he will not be taking any step on the differences between the governments in Baghdad and Erbil without coordination and cooperation between the two presidents Jalal Talabani and Massoud Barzani, president of Kurdistan region, and pointed out the important role of Talabani in addressing the political crisis as president of the republic and has a responsibility to protect the Constitution and monitor its implementation.
, he added, "I think that the intention is positive and should build confidence that existed a few years ago and that we built Iraq and contributed to the building through this trust and the Iraqi people waiting for us to take concrete steps to build its future and stability. "
and explained that "Massoud Barzani (located outside of Iraq is currently in a European tour started on the return of Talabani to Iraq last Monday) aware of all the steps have visited Talabani delegation Kurdistan Democratic Party Chairman KRG Nechirvan Barzani are aware of all the steps will not be taking any step without coordination and cooperation between the two presidents Talabani and Barzani. "
have been exacerbated differences between Barzani and Maliki after participating in April last in the meetings of Arbil with Iraqi leader Iyad Allawi, the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, where called for the withdrawal of confidence from the current government.
witnessing the relationship between the federal government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government has been tense since several months regarding disagreements political, constitutional and some outstanding issues notably contracts oil province and management of oil wealth and Article 140 of the Constitution for the normalization the situation in the disputed areas, including Kirkuk and management of border crossings, airports and other administrative powers and legal.
warned Barzani told recently that the country is heading to the disaster and the return of dictatorship, and criticized in a press statement monopolizing power in all state facilities, he noted there is no longer field of courtesies nor diplomacy, either deal with the situation and either face a situation can not accept it, and when one person owns all state facilities and act according to its will and marginalize others to remain prime minister, this is absolutely unacceptable, and stressed that "whatever the cost can not be accept the return of dictatorship to Iraq, and if we fail to stop the dictatorship will not be with the Iraq governed by a dictator, "The Re-Maliki to these criticisms in an interview with Kurdish newspaper saying that many of the Kurdish parties informed him dissatisfaction with the positions Barzani this.
The comments came at a time when finished Maliki accompanied by his two deputies for the oil and energy Hussain al-Shahristani and for services Saleh al-Mutlaq as well as a number of ministers to meet with Talabani last night expressing his satisfaction with the follow-up President "of his meetings and accomplish tasks large and crucial in the political arena."
said a presidential statement Iraqis "During the visit to exchange views on the situation General in the country and the political process and work to unite efforts in order to solve problems and outstanding issues where President continues his meetings and contacts in the city of Sulaymaniyah in order to continue next week in Baghdad and in this regard was emphasized on the importance of the vital role and effective, which is expected to offer his meetings and contacts next week in the capital . " In this regard new Prime Minister support the efforts of the President "to bring the views and encourage political parties to take constructive dialogue approach to address the problems and reach common understandings that will avoid the country problems the band and political infighting." For his part, Kurdistan Regional Government President Nechirvan Barzani his government's readiness to engage in serious and constructive dialogue with al-Maliki to resolve all political issues, said in a press conference that "the provincial government is willing to engage in dialogue with al-Maliki and does not have any personal purposes with the federal government." and added: that the province approved the draft agreement between Baghdad and Erbil for the export of mineral wealth until approval of oil and gas law in the House, noting that the Government Center will pay $ 650 million for companies operating in the region in the field of oil extraction, adding that the province issued daily 140 thousand barrels and is looking forward to increase the quantity to 200 thousand barrels. Regarding power Operations Tigris formed by the Office of the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Nouri al-Maliki to oversee the security file in the provinces of Diyala, Salahuddin, Kirkuk said, "In spite of the promises Maliki to President of the Republic to stop these operations, but the Baghdad government still continues to set up and launch of the field, stressing that" the provincial government stands deduced the formation of your sales Tigris and especially in the disputed areas. " It is expected that flock to Sulaimaniyah during the next few days many Iraqi political leaders to discuss with the President in the requirements of the steps required to directly prepare seriously for a national meeting and paper display political reform prepared by the National Alliance "Shiite" substitute for the withdrawal of confidence from the government, which failed powers for it to achieve. was Talabani had agreed with House Speaker Osama Nujaifi late last month to hold a meeting of the three presidencies after returning to the country, calling for a meeting of the political forces in the country in order to resolve the political crisis, He announced Talabani on the sixth of March last agreement with the political leaders to hold the meeting on the fifth of April last. Talabani said in a statement at the time "that after deliberations and extensive consultations with al-Maliki and with other leaders and political figures, it was decided to call to hold national meeting on the fifth of April and called the Preparatory Committee in charge of preparing for the meeting to expedite the completion of its work and the creation of the work program ahead of schedule. " has stopped the meetings of the Preparatory Committee for the meeting the national mid-March after four meetings failed during which the Commission in determining the deadline for conference crisis or agreement on the agenda, because of differences between the political forces, all the achievements they had received papers proposed work of the Conference provided the major political blocs to participate, the National Coalition and the Iraqi List and the Kurdistan Alliance. They are trying to major political blocs three now resolve the political crisis raging between them on a range of contentious issues, notably the non-completion of the application of the Erbil which formed the current government, as well as themes emerged as a problem dealing with the demands of some provinces to form regions, as well as the indictment of Vice President and leader of the coalition in Iraq Tariq al-Hashimi of committing "terrorist acts" and move late last year to stay in the Kurdistan region, which refused to hand him over to federal authorities, and then sentence him to death recently ... Add to the problems between the Governments of the region in Erbil and Federal in Baghdad, including the non-issuance of the law of oil and gas regulating powers the Federal Government and the Government of the Territory and the delay in the implementation of constitutional article 140 dealing with the fate of Kirkuk and other disputed territories to dependence between the two governments.