Washington, London and Paris urge Abadi to start a dialogue with Erbil
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In the same context, London urged the Iraqi government to start a dialogue with Erbil, confirming the willingness of the Kurdistan government for dialogue.
A statement from the office of Abadi said he had received a phone call from British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, noting that the parties "discussed the victories against terrorism and the spread of federal forces in the province of Kirkuk and other areas and political and security conditions."
"The federal authority should impose its control over the country and its frontier, but the Kurdish side is slow to implement this," he said.
"The Iraqi government should impose its control over the crossings through which the exported oil passes through Turkey and if not, this will exacerbate the crisis," the prime minister added.
The British Foreign Minister Abadi said that "the Prime Minister of the Government of the Territory, Nechirvan Barzani, expressed his desire for dialogue in this regard."
On Saturday, Abadi received a call from French President Emmanuel Macaron, who urged him to adopt a dialogue to resolve differences with Erbil over the ongoing crisis.
A statement by the French presidency that Macaron "called in a telephone conversation, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi to engage in dialogue with the Kurdistan authorities taking into account their rights within the unity of Iraq."
McCron asked, according to the French statement, that "
In the meantime, the provinces of the province witnessed a security tension hours after Barzani announced the end of his duties early next month.
After storming angry protesters, believed to be KDP supporters, to the provincial parliament building, the house of the emir of the Islamic Group in Arbil Ali Babir was surrounded. While the capital of the province witnessed an intensive security deployment.
Unknown gunmen burned down PUK headquarters and changed the city.
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) bloc described the incursion into the regional parliament and the burning of some party headquarters as "attempts to destabilize security" in Kurdistan. It called on the concerned parties to impose stability and give up the opportunity to some individuals who seek to "deepen differences" between the political parties.
In turn, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aram Sheikh Mohammed, called Sunday for the urgent intervention and pressure to protect the lives of deputies and journalists who were attacked inside the parliament building of Kurdistan. He contacted the American and British ambassadors.
In turn, the PUK urged the political forces in the region to deal responsibly with the current situation and work to calm the situation.
"The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) is following up on the events in Zakho and expresses its solidarity with the supporters and cadres of the National Union in the Zakho Organization Committee," said Saadi Ahmed Perah, spokesman for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan.
"Unfortunately, the political parties in Kurdistan are burning each other's headquarters, and in return our enemies are fighting to destroy our country. Today is a day of renunciation of differences and working together for the future and protecting our gains," he said, noting that " An undesirable reaction and we do not want to plunge our people into an internal war. "
"We have asked the Council of Ministers and the Political Bureau of the Kurdistan Democratic Party to clarify the latest events and we have reached their position," the spokesman said. "All parties and political parties must understand that tensions hurt everyone and do not serve
In the wake of the violence in Erbil and Zakho, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called on the Kurdish parties to abide by the law and adopt the truce, stressing the need to spare the citizens in the region the damage of political differences.
"We are closely following the developments in the Kurdistan region and the attacks on the headquarters of the parties as well as the media and attempts to cause chaos and disturbances in Erbil and Dohuk, which is detrimental to our citizens in the region and the general situation there," he said, stressing that "the federal government is keen to restore The situation in all provinces of Iraq and working for citizens and protect their interests. "
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