Newspaper: fear of tension between Baghdad and the Kurdistan Region

Newspaper: fear of tension between Baghdad and the Kurdistan Region

16/08/2012 13:54

Beirut, August 16 / August (Rn) – asked the newspaper “The Guardian” British to what extent can be up dispute happening between Iraq and the Kurdistan region of Iraq. said the British newspaper that “the tension is still rising between Nuri al-Maliki and Massoud Barzani, since the exit of U.S. troops last year, which raises speculation several about the possibility of establishing an independent Kurdish state. ” she said, “today can not exclude the hypothesis of an armed conflict between elements belonging to the Baghdad government and elements belonging to the Kurdistan region.” and presented the paper as an example by saying that “the conflict has already begun has received several incidents in areas disputed with the Kurdish Peshmerga forces. ” and dealt with the newspaper quoted press reports accusing the Kurdish authorities that it is illegal to buy anti-aircraft and anti-tank weapons with the help of a foreign country, referring to Turkey, in support of Iraqi Kurdistan and the conflict with the government in Baghdad because of the “Arab spring . ” and drew the newspaper that “the tension mounting as a result worsened the Syrian crisis, which supports President Barzani rebels Syrians, while supporting the President Maliki, the pro-Iranian regime of Bashar al-Assad.” in parallel, says the British newspaper that “al-Qaeda took advantage of the vacuum to restore to close its ranks in Iraq and carry out attacks, security has claimed the lives of many in recent times inside Iraq. ” and drew the newspaper that “between Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan, a list of files that are not finished begin the integration of the Peshmerga forces in the regular army, and the sharing of power and centers of power and wealth.” In the view of the newspaper that “there fear of the growing trend of independence, such as those of the Kurds, in the Sunni provinces, or governorates oil-rich as mayor of Basra’s Shiite southern Iraq, which produce about two million barrels a day. “The newspaper considered that “Maliki prefers to be the leader of Iraq as a whole and not the leader of the Shiite areas, while Barzani himself is present as a defender of minorities in the face of the Iraqi Shiite domination, and this is the main reason that prompted him to grant asylum to the Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi, a Sunni after was sentenced in absentia in Iraq. ” From: Khalil al-Khalil. Open: Murtaza Yousuf

Source: aknews