Tayfur demands Obama to intervene to prevent the use of American weapons against Kurds
Tayfur demands Obama to intervene to prevent the Iraqi army from the use of American weapons against Kurds
Saturday, 08 December / December 2012 08:27
Asked Deputy Speaker Arif Tayfur leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, led by Massoud Barzani, president of the United States Barack Obama to prevent the Iraqi army from the use of weapons against the Kurds and take measures to freeze tanks and heavy weapons.
According to a statement issued by his office Tayfur received and all of Iraq [where] a copy of it today that “despite the efforts of the partners in the political process to ease the tension between the central government and the Kurdistan Region and the continuing efforts to get out of this crisis through dialogue and peaceful negotiations, but that the federal government continues to mobilize military units within the disputed areas and these forces intensify now spread near the border of the Kurdistan Region. ”
He continued that “while recalling the Iraqi people year after the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraqi territory under the Convention on the withdrawal of foreign forces, we demand of Mr. Barack Obama President of the United States to intervene immediately to prevent the Iraqi army from the use of American weapons against our Kurdish people safe.”
He called on the U.S. administration to “take measures and actions to freeze mechanisms and tanks in military units and to impose severe restrictions to limit these heavy weapons, so it does not become such equipment Tools repression and oppression for our children in Kurdistan in particular and Iraq in general.”
He said that “the international community and international organizations to support the Kurdish people and to move quickly to see what was going on from a military escalation on the part of the central government, and to intervene to solve the problems and differences in the disputed areas permanently because Kurdish people won enough from the ravages and tragedies in the Anfal operations and mass graves and bombed chemical weapons and cities burning thousands of villages in Kurdistan. ”
The relationship between the governments of Central and relative calm in the Kurdistan region after tension lasted for weeks against the background of the formation of the Tigris Operations Command and its movements in the disputed areas and offset Thacdat opposite by military governments in Baghdad and Erbil in those areas.
And Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Thursday for signs of resolving the crisis between the two parties, “returned the proposal” manage security in the disputed areas by the sons of components who are on them is the most widely accepted now, and waiting for a response by the other side, “in reference to the Kurdistan region .
The President Jalal Talabani warned in a statement last Thursday of the repercussions of the political crisis in Iraq and the threat they pose to the country’s security and civil peace.
And urged the religious authority the federal government and the Kurdistan region to avoid clashes and confrontations that lead to bloodshed, saying the words of its representative in Karbala Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalai importance to resort to dialogue and resorting to the Constitution and stay away from statements convulsive resolve differences, in addition to finding mechanisms arbitral to resolve constitutional disputes.
The head of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi talked about initial acceptance by the Kurdistan region for the presentation of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to see a solution based on joint checkpoints or rehabilitation of the power of the people of mixed areas to carry out the task of security management in the disputed areas. Ended.