Barzani Warns of Civil War in Iraq After U.S. Withdrawal
|October 30, 2011||Filled under Iraq Daily News|
Confirmed that the Kurds are not a party to the sectarian conflict
BAGHDAD – Babinaoz warned Masoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, the outbreak of civil war after the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of this year. He said that the withdrawal of the Americans gave way to open civil war.
He added that the Kurds will play a role to prevent the occurrence of this war, which ruled that the Kurds have a party, as they are not party to the sectarian conflict will not be as well.
This came in an episode of the “point system” provided by our colleague Hassan Moawad on Friday, and broadcast on the screen of the “Arab” in the eighth in the evening GMT.
Commenting on the agreement of Arbil, which was sponsored last year and resulted in the formation of the government and the election of the President and the Parliament in Iraq, Barzani acknowledged the existence of differences arising from the interpretation of each party to the Constitution on the temperament.
He added that Nouri al-Maliki bear the bulk of the responsibility for this as the prime minister and commander of the armed forces.
He denied that this Agreement implies any secret items.
Barzani has defended his recent visit to Khanaqin, a Kurdish city, saying it is right to visit any city in Iraq, adding that even the former Baathist regime did not question the Kurdish Khanaqin.
He denied that the peshmerga forces there to protect the Kurds and not others, explaining that the Kurds are subjected to ethnic cleansing, and that the Iraqi government turned a blind eye to it.
He called Barzani Kurds, Iran and Turkey to renounce violence and pursue peaceful methods to achieve their rights, with the recognition of these rights.
As for the Kurds in Syria, said that Iraq’s Kurds will give them all the forms of support to achieve their rights, but without resorting to violence. However, he pointed out that the Syrian opposition so far has shown no willingness to recognize the rights of Kurds in Syria. He said that any change in Syria is an internal decision of the people.
At the time, who confirmed Barzani, his commitment to the Constitution which provides for the unity of Iraq, warned of the cancellation of this Constitution or to circumvent him, saying: “The Kurds do not want more or less, giving them the Constitution. But if he decides to Kurdish people in a referendum the Declaration of Independence will stand by that, and once to take this decision will afford all that it entails responsibility and we are ready to pay the price, even if the fighting.”
Internally Barzani commented on the events that took place in the SMC in recent times, and said that a large part of the demands of the demonstrators was fair, and interested in the Kurdish house in order.
Related Iraqi Articles-