Kurdistan demanding the army out of Tuz Khurmatu and Khanaqin, and delivery Melvhma security police
Author:Demanded the Ministry of Peshmerga, Sunday, the Iraqi army out of cities and leave security to the police, stressing that the protection of cities should be entrusted to the Interior and in accordance with the law and the Constitution.
The ministry spokesman said the team Jabbar Yawar said that "the Peshmerga did not send troops to Kirkuk and Tuz Khurmatu and Khanaqin," stressing that "the protection of cities should be entrusted to the Interior and in accordance with the law and the Constitution."
Yawar called "directed by the army from the cities, and to hand over responsibility for security to the chief administrative officer."
The Ministry of Peshmerga denied, in (22 November 2012), rallying its forces in Kirkuk and Khanaqin, as he emphasized the Office of the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Nouri al-Maliki that the Peshmerga forces continue mobilized and spread in Kirkuk and Khanaqin, noting that Iraqi forces committed to restraint and not to escalate.
The crisis escalated between the KRG and the Baghdad government, following an incident eliminate Tuz in Salahuddin province, in (November 16, 2012), which consisted clash elements of operations of the Tigris and the protection of the convoy, "Kurdish official" named Curran essence, killing and wounding 11 people, mostly elements of the forces of the Tigris, which the depth of the crisis rooted mainly between the parties, and escalated tensions and statements between them, which warned of "civil war", according to observers, also accused each other lining his forces near the judiciary, which prompted Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to put an initiative to resolve the crisis is to form the joint forces of both parties to protect the disputed areas.
As intervention House Speaker Osama Najafi and put an initiative to bring the views of resolving the crisis, and after meeting Prime region Massoud Barzani in (21 November current), announced last approval of the initiative Nujaifi and acceptance to negotiate and return to the Convention of 2009, of the formation of joint forces to protect disputed areas.
But signs of calm and resolve the crisis is not yet reflected on the ground, at a time which still Peshmerga and Iraqi forces in place, did not issue any orders from the government center in the region to withdraw.
The decision to form the leadership of the Tigris and announced by the Iraqi Ministry of Defense in the (July 3, 2012), to oversee the security file in the provinces of Diyala and Kirkuk, and later joined by the Salah ad Din province, raised the ire of the Kurds dramatically, as they considered the "game" political and security and military, and demanded the federal government to back down with him.