Talabani’s party is expected U.S. pressure on al-Maliki and stop armament contracts?!

Talabani’s party is expected U.S. pressure on al-Maliki and stop armament contracts?!


Palm – source confirmed early of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan led by President Jalal Talabani, on Sunday, that America may be forced Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to abandon the creation of tensions and involving the army in political differences and stop the decades supplying Iraq with arms, saying that this is part of efforts to address the tensions between the Iraqi army and the Peshmerga.

The Web site published (PUK media), quoting the source story seen “news agency palm” him, that America may compel Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to abandon the creation of tensions and rally the army and incorporating it into political disputes internal, especially in areas withheld from Kurdistan, noting that among the These pressures off contracts for the purchase of aircraft, weapons and gear and stop supplying tanks, guns and weapons left behind by the U.S. military after the withdrawal from Iraq of ammunition.

Union added that this comes within the framework of internal and external efforts to address the tensions between Maliki and his army with the KRG and the Peshmerga forces in areas withheld, “adding that” the United States is one of these external parties that are making efforts in this regard.

The U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Stephen Beecroft showed on Sunday (2 December 2012) during his meeting with Kurdish regional President Massoud Barzani, resentment country from the recent crisis and problems in the disputed areas, pointing out that the changing reality in those areas requires the cooperation between the governments of Arbil and Baghdad, not from one side, while Barzani confirmed that the Kurds will take up any attack against The door to dialogue is open, too.

The Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, on Sunday (November 2, 2012), that the views agreed on the need to resolve the problems between Baghdad and the Kurdistan region the formation of joint checkpoints of the army and the Peshmerga or train and equip a sufficient number of the sons of the disputed areas to undertake this task, as The president of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi, that any attempt to drag the country into war be illegal if Parliament did not pass, and as he emphasized that Parliament will not accept the existence of internal wars in Iraq anymore, describe what is happening in the disputed areas worrying thing.

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 Tigris operations forces, which the depth of the crisis rooted mainly between the parties.

It is noteworthy that Iraq has signed an agreement with Washington to buy 36 fighter jet F-16, and the Iraqi government announced in September 2011, for payment of the first installment of the purchase price paid for the purchase of 18 fighter of this kind, however, that the deal raised reactions to the Kurds most notably when he called President Iraq’s Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani the United States to cancel the deal.