France denies its support for the independence of the Kurdistan region and confirms
France denies its support for the independence of the Kurdistan region and confirms not to change its policy toward Iraq
Saturday, September 10, 2016 09:34
BAGHDAD / Baghdadi News / …, confirmed to the parliamentary committee on foreign relations, said Saturday that Paris did not change its policy towards Iraq, as pointed out that the two sides have denied the statements attributed to Hollande, who spoke expressed support for the declaration of an independent state of Kurdistan.
Committee Chairman Abdul Bari Zebari said in a statement received / Baghdadi News / copy of it, that “the Commission denies statements attributed to the President of the Republic of France Francois Hollande on his support for the Kurdistan region, to declare an independent state during a meeting with regional president Massoud Barzani.”
Zebari said, “After contact by us and in an official capacity as chairman of the Committee on Foreign parliamentary relations, diplomatic representatives of the Iraqi and French of the two countries, the two sides denied the issuance of this statement, stressing that the French Republic did not change its policy towards Iraq in particular and the region in general, while confirming that the meeting axes between parties included the war against Daesh and edit Mosul and relations between Erbil and Paris. ”
Zebari called on the media to “accuracy in the news and to seek information from official sources, due to the critical political and security positions and challenges facing Iraq and that requires us to unite efforts and attitude to face the best ways” .anthy 21 / T