Kirkuk upset to be excluded from the local elections: political motives behind the Commission's decision
Kirkuk / long-Presse
As threatened to bar conduct any election for the displaced in Kirkuk if elections are not held for the people of the province, confirmed the existence ofpolitical motives behind the elections are not held in his province, noting that the patience of the people ofKirkuk , "will not last long."
said Najm al- Din Karim, during a press conference building , maintaining and attended (range press), " theElectoral Commission announced, yesterday, for the conduct of elections of local councils in the provinces of 2017, except Nineveh and Kirkuk , while it is possible to hold elections in Nineveh province in the event ofliberation. "
cream" We are in the year 2016 has not taken place in the province elections since 2005 , and this would deprive citizens of the electoral entitlement and lack of enjoyment of the province decentralization although the majority of its citizens want elections to have a fair and legitimate representation of the provincial council to serve Kirkuk. "
He continued cream , " I am quite sure that most of the members of the provincial council wishing to conduct local elections and those who want to stay situated will run and is elected, "praising" the role of the current provincial council. "
He called the governor of Kirkuk presidency the House of Representatives to "insert legislation Kirkuk election law like other provinces, because Karkuk is not the only province that has a versatile nationally and religiously ," stressing that "there is to deny Kirkuk to enjoy its powers seeking to prevent a real electoral representation of the components of Kirkuk political objective."
Karim pointed out " The citizens of Kirkuk will not accept marginalization", adding that " the citizens of Kirkuk and management will not allow to open polling stations for citizens who fled to Kirkuk to participate theelections if the campus of the people of Kirkuk of their constitutional right and choose their representatives, patient with the people of Kirkuk will not last forever." He pointed out the governor and leader of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party , that " the legislative and executive branches haraam to Kirkuk reaffirmed the right of citizens in local elections that are not taking place in Kirkuk since 2005 , despite the demand and theinsistence of the overwhelming majority of the citizens of Kirkuk and their representatives to the Council ofRepresentatives of Iraq who seek always to achieve legal and constitutional demand . " .
He called cream Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi to "intervene and ask the Iraqi parliament , theenactment of laws to make Kirkuk elections." Local elections have not taken place in Kirkuk since 2005 due to lack of resolve its position being disputed between the province and the center areas.
In terms of security developments south and west of Kirkuk, head of the Iraqi Turkmen Front he saw that thepolitical positions that recently released "does not fit" with the size of the "humanitarian catastrophe "suffered by the residents of Hawija.
the MP said Arshad Salhi, in an interview to the (long - Presse)," the humanitarian disaster suffered by thepeople of Hawija , as a result of the heinous crimes committed by Daash gangs terror against them, require anational attitude , "adding that" what is released from positions political not commensurate with the size ofthe disaster suffered by an important part of the people of Kirkuk. "
the organization Daash the detention of 3,000 civilians in Hawija. While many of them were executed for trying to escape from the city. The MP for Kirkuk 's Arabs Mohammed Tamim had warned on Monday, the exposure of residents of Hawija for "genocide" as a result of "crimes" committed by Daash against them and the execution of hundreds of them and prevent them from leaving.
He called Salhi , General Commander of the Armed Forces and Chairman of the Government to "launch edits Hawija , with the participation of the Iraqi army, the police and the Peshmerga and the sons of the Turkmen and the crowd clan's spend west of Kirkuk city , "noting that" it involves a national message in light of thedeteriorating political situation where pave edit Hawija way to achieve victory , the largest in Nineveh. "
the MP from Kirkuk, that" the Hawija constitute locations and anchor important to the security of the Kirkuk general areas Turkmen Mahaddh her especially, in the vicinity of Amerli and Tuz and Turklan and Aegi, as well as the importance of being located at the crossroads leading to the Baiji west and Tikrit to the south, and Tuz and drunken eastward all the way to Mosul in the north. "
He urged al - Salihi, international organizations all to "assume its responsibilities and consider the suffering of the people of Hawija and respects its being an important part of Kirkuk."
seized organization Daash the south of Kirkuk regions and west since last June 2014, while security forces Hawija encircle more than two weeks in preparation for editing.