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Shafaq News/ The US Ambassador to Iraq, Alina Romanowski, urged holding parliamentary elections in the Kurdistan Region as soon as possible, while the Kurdish political forces called for more cooperation to reach an agreement.
This came in an interview conducted by Shafaq News Agency, which will be published at a later time.
And regarding the process of holding elections in the region with the efforts of the President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, to contain the crisis between the Kurdish political forces; Romanowski stated, “The United States supports the Kurdistan Region of Iraq to be strong, prosperous, resilient, and entrenched in a federal Iraq, as it is the best way to ensure stability in the region, improve security, and provide better services to the region.” people of the region. The Kurdistan Region of Iraq cannot create this more prosperous society model without cooperation.” Best among the main political parties out there.”
And she stressed that the embassy "continues to strongly encourage the two sides to work to resolve their differences. In the end, it is the Kurdish people who suffer if the main parties cannot reach an agreement."
The US ambassador also indicated that "the United Nations envoy to Iraq worked closely with all parties on the issue of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region elections, and we support her efforts. Likewise, we support holding parliamentary elections in the Iraqi Kurdistan region at the earliest opportunity .”
And she added, "Regular, free and fair elections give legitimacy and people's satisfaction. Indeed, even in times of crisis, it is necessary to continue holding elections, just as the United States did during the civil war and during the two world wars. "
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