Special .. Maliki’s coalition: Article 140 is the demand of many provinces

Special .. Maliki’s coalition: Article 140 is the demand of many provinces


Special .. Malikis coalition - Article 140 is the demand of many provincesBaghdad

The leader of the coalition of the rule of law, headed by Nuri al-Maliki, on Monday, to be a specific vision of a real government program to end all differences in the state. ”

“We are looking for a strong government program today, if this program is linked to the reality of the formation of the government and the choice of the next prime minister, according to what we aspire to in the coalition of the rule of law, the project of the political majority, which will end all problems away from Quotas, partnership, consensus and political turmoil. ”

“If we do not have a strong and strong prime minister with a strong government program, the situation will remain the same after 2003 and until now,” he said.

The former MP pointed out that “there are a lot of provinces called for the application of Article 140, which concerns the mixed areas in the central and southern or western and northern as the article is not limited to the Kurdistan region.”

I think that “Article 140 is the demand of all provinces, if we have a government away from quotas and consensus will resolve the differences in general.”

Article 140 of the Iraqi Constitution provides for the normalization of the situation in the province of Kirkuk and the disputed areas in other provinces such as Nineveh and Diyala, and set a period of time ended on the thirty-first of December 2007 to implement all the provisions contained in the said procedure, and left the people of those areas freedom Self-determination whether by remaining an independent administrative unit or appended to the Kurdistan region of Iraq through the organization of a referendum, but several obstacles led to the delay of the implementation of some of the basic items in the article for reasons that politicians say the Kurds are political, while Baghdad says that the delay is not deliberate,

While the Kurds strongly support the implementation of Article 140 of the Constitution, a section of Arabs and Turkmen in Kirkuk and other areas opposed to their implementation, for fear of the possibility of annexing oil-rich province to the Kurdistan region, after accusing the Kurdish parties to bring hundreds of thousands of Kurdish population of the city to change its demographic identity, Saddam Hussein may also have brought hundreds of thousands of Arab residents in the seventies and eighties of the last century within the policy of Arabization, which applied in those areas at the time.