Massoud Barzani refuses to meet with Obama
Massoud Barzani interview Obama refuses to put his party in protest at the terror list
Posted, February 13, 2014 18:17
BAGHDAD / translation Baghdadi News / .. Officials said in response, Wednesday, that the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, will not meet with the President of the United States to be the removal of the two main parties in the province of blacklist for terrorism sentiments site, according to British newspaper The Guardian.
He told foreign relations official in the Kurdistan region Falah Mustafa, the U.S. embassy in Erbil until he is removed rating Kurdistan Democratic Party led by Barzani and the Patriotic Union of Barzani will not even accept an invitation to visit Obama.
KDP and the Patriotic Union blacklisted the U.S. since 2001.
Mustafa said he was “personally lobbying for a change of classification Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union of describing the classification that is unfair and unjust and cause psychological damage to the peoples of the region.”
He added that “the moment of sending the call in the month of January last spoke personally to the U.S. ambassador and told him that the president will visit the United States until this issue is resolved.”
He Mustafa “I wrote to them last year and the one before and promised us at the highest level to resolve this issue, but they did not and this is the only reason for not visiting President Barzani of the United States and will not even go to solve this issue,” stressing that “the Kurds in Iraq was one of the only groups in the Middle East, which estimated the sacrifices made by American troops to topple Saddam Hussein in 2003. ”
He said foreign relations official said that “America did not provide the victim and one in the province, which is controlled by the two parties Democratic and Patriotic Union who Iatpruna terrorists The question on the U.S. government and Congress is how can we allow this thing to continue? It is wrong and unfair and must be addressed.”
He stressed that “partisan Kurdish constitute the only group in Iraq who have done blood for the liberation of the country also have a peshmerga who fought alongside U.S. forces to liberate the northern front, and we are the only group of people in all parts of Iraq, who said of America thank you.” Finished / 21 GS