Abadi Office responded to the referendum region: no one party to determine the future of Iraq
[Oan- Baghdad]
Post Office Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi, the declaration of the Kurdistan region to set a date for a referendum independence of the province.
Said a spokesman for Prime Minister Saad al - Hadithi 's office in a statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, that the Iraqi government is based on the Constitution as a legal and political reference in determining the relationship between the federal and provincial government mainly in the naming of the powers of each of them
He added that any position or step taken by any party in Iraq must be based on the Constitution and compatible with its contents, and any decision concerning the future of Iraq defined constitutionally as [ a democratic country a federal one with full national sovereignty] must take into account the constitutional provisions relevant
Sabri stressed that the future of Iraq is not a special tip of one without the other, it is an Iraqi decision and all Iraqis involved and it must be for all Iraqis to determine their word about the future of their homeland
The can not be any party alone that determines the fate of Iraq and in isolation from other parties and any decision with respect to this matter must be done in consultation with other parties and takes into account the national consensus Some Kurdish parties in the Kurdistan region, agreed last Wednesday to hold a popular referendum on the fate of the region on 25 September next
They also agreed to hold parliamentary elections and the presidency of the region on the sixth of November
The agreement came during a meeting of the Kurdish parties headed by Massoud Barzani in Erbil province amid some Kurdish political forces
In the first international reactions on the date of the Kurdish referendum, Germany expressed concern that the KRG plans to hold a referendum on independence being could inflame tensions in the region
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Thursday , We can only be wary of taking unilateral steps in this case, the unity of Iraq is in great danger he said , adding that redrawing the borders of the state is not the right way and may lead to the aggravation of the difficult situation already troubled in Erbil and Baghdad Also The United States also warned yesterday that a referendum on the independence of the Kurdistan region may distract attention from the fight Daesh
The statement added that US foreign Washington "encourages Kurdish authorities in Iraq to communicate with the central Iraqi government on important issues https://www.alliraqnews.com/modules/n...?storyid=62793