Baghdad and Erbil intensify their meetings to resolve 3 files before starting negotiations
Baghdad / Mohammed Sabah
The bilateral meetings aim to reach solutions on three issues: the referendum, the disputed areas, the implementation of some articles of the constitution and the stalled legal provisions.
The (extent) has revealed on the third of this month about the existence of undeclared contacts brought together officials of the federal government with officials in the Government of the Territory in preparation for starting a dialogue and get out of the repercussions of the referendum in the Kurdistan region.
"The meetings between representatives of the federal government and officials in the Kurdistan region are continuing without interruption," said the MP from the Kurdistan Democratic Party bloc Tarek Siddiq in an interview with Al-Mada yesterday that "the meetings are looking at three files: the question of the referendum and the fate of the disputed areas And the implementation of all constitutional articles stalled, "asserting that" the Kurdistan region is still part of the federal Iraq was not separated from him. "
The Kurdistan MP pointed out that these meetings are continuing and aimed to agree on solutions to all problems and differences from the referendum to the disputed areas and even the application of some articles of the Constitution and suspended materials.
Some local and international mediators have led contacts in recent days that have contributed to easing tension and bringing Baghdad and Erbil closer together, leading to an agreement that seeks to resolve all problems and disputes through dialogue.
The United States, Britain, Germany and France are making great efforts to bring together the views of the federal government and the Kurdistan region against the background of the problem that arose between the two parties after the referendum on self-determination calls for calm and non-escalation.
"There are several initiatives put forward by the French president and the United Nations and America and even Russia to resolve the crisis between Baghdad and Erbil to remove all the obstacles left by the self-determination referendum conducted by the Kurdistan region."
At the local level, the Vice President of the Republic, Iyad Allawi, an initiative 11 days before the approval of the Kurds, while Baghdad did not talk about them. The initiative included calling for freezing the results of the referendum during a period of transition, whereby a responsible and constructive national dialogue will be held to deal with all differences in order to safeguard and preserve the common heritage and consolidate it, and devotes all that strengthens the Arab Kurdish brotherhood.
Baghdad refuses to recognize the results of the referendum, and refuses to freeze its results, because acceptance of the freeze necessarily means recognition of the referendum.
The head of the parliamentary bloc of the National Coalition MP Kazem al-Shammari said in a statement to (range), recently, that the mass "will launch dialogues with the federal government and political forces in Baghdad before moving to the political forces in the Kurdistan region," explaining that " The media in all dialogues and negotiations. "
The head of the National Coalition that "the initiative was designed in two stages; the first open dialogues, and the second implementation of what was negotiated."
But Allawi's coalition sent the initiative to the President of the region Massoud Barzani, who interacted with them, before meeting with officials in Baghdad.
Commenting on this, describes the Kurdish leader initiative "mission", pointing out that it is able to "resolve all differences and intersections between the federal government and the Kurdistan region."
On Baghdad, the Kurdish MP says that "all parties are waiting for the response of the federal government to this initiative in order to enter into force."
"The acceptance of the initiative of Iyad Allawi and our welcome does not mean rejection of initiatives made by some international bodies, but on the contrary, we respect these initiatives and appreciate."
"The coming days will reveal the results of the negotiations and talks between the federal government and the Kurdistan region."
In turn, says the leader of the National Coalition Adnan Aldenbos (range), if all the parties concerned agree to defuse the current crisis in a calm way away from the challenge and the escalation of language. "
It is likely the leader of the Allawi coalition , " the arrival of the government 's response to the initiative , the middle of this week.
"Continues Aldenbos that "the government's approval of the initiative means our entry into the stage of identification of meetings between the parties to present all the problems and points of contention to seek solutions to the existing crisis."
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