Members of the international coalition demanding Iraqi leaders a legal settlement to their political differences
he said Sagan, speaking from Germany, Canada emphasizes the importance of political reconciliation among Iraq 's leaders in various walks of life including including officials in Baghdad and the Kurdistan region.
he added that all parties are united now in a fight Daash but Canadian officials understand the difficult political situation , which contributed more than two years in the emergence of the extremist group, which is a source of tension within Iraq, where he said that " a political solution to the long - term and necessary to ensure no recurrence of the racial divide , "he said , adding that Canada and its allies claim Iraqi political leaders to work on a peaceful solution to their political differences so that these challenges do not reappear again.
this includes better relations between one country and Shiites and between the central government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional government in the north.
divisions between Sunnis and Shiites and played a prominent role in the emergence of Daash several years ago, and still contribute to the threat to peace and stability. At the same time, there are fears that the Kurds will use military training and equipment provided by them to Canada and the rest of the allies in thedeclaration of independence after the elimination of Daash.
In a joint statement issued after the meeting, the defense ministers called on all Iraqi parties to work toward unity, with the statement : "We call All the political leaders in Iraq to commit themselves to the settlement oflegal and peaceful political differences in order to meet the challenges faced by the country, and to stay united against the common enemy. "
but avoid those differences will not be easy, violence between Sunnis and Shiites in Iraq has become aproblem since the US - led invasion of the country in 2003 to the extent that the reprisal killings have become the norm.
at the same time, Kurdish leaders say they want to hold a referendum on independence next October, as they refuse to abandon the areas liberated by troops from Daash at a time when the central government insists in Baghdad on its ownership to them.
did not specifically mention Sagan what you do Canada on reconcile these disparate parties, but the transfer of the same message from the allies of Canada about the need for peace and unity, and did not talk about the Kurdish plans to hold the referendum, he said , "We are working closely at all levels to ensure that theagitating political situation and most importantly, we provide the necessary support to help the Iraqi government to bring stability to the people in the hope of preventing the political divide that we have seen in the past ".