Washington welcomes the departure of Barzani from the presidency of the Kurdistan region

Washington welcomes the departure of Barzani from the presidency of the Kurdistan region

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 17: 19 pm

Washington welcomes the departure of Barzani from the presidency of the Kurdistan regionBaghdad / Sky Press

The United States welcomed on Monday the decision of the President of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, Massoud Barzani, not to extend his presidency of the region, calling Baghdad and Erbil to work quickly to resolve outstanding issues under the Iraqi constitution.

“The US State Department said in a statement that” Washington hails the decision of Massoud Barzani not to extend his term of office for the region, as well as the vote of the Kurdistan parliament on the distribution of Barzani powers, the institutions of the region, “according to Reuters.

Washington called on the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government to “work quickly to resolve outstanding issues under the Iraqi constitution,” adding that it calls on all Kurdish parties to support the Kurdistan Regional Government, which is working to resolve outstanding issues on the remainder of its mandate and prepare for the elections in 2018.

The Parliament of Kurdistan ratified in its session on Sunday the law on the distribution of the powers of the presidency of the region, where the vote was passed on the approval of the law of the distribution of powers of the President of the Territory by a majority of 70 out of 93 present, after approval of the request of the President of the region, Massoud Barzani, not to extend his term of office.

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