General Austin Expresses Concern and Regret the Events That Affected the Christian Minority in Kurdistan Walaizdih
|December 8, 2011||Filled under Iraq Daily News|
Arbil, General Lloyd Austin, Commander of US forces in Iraq expressed concern and regret the events that affected the Christian minority walaizdih in Kurdistan which defined the sisterhood and fraternal coexistence between its components.
During the reception, head of the Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani, in the resort of Salahuddin, General Austin and his entourage, in the presence of Sheikh Jaafar Mustafa Karim Sangare from Minister and Interior Minister Omar Osman, and the first team and a number of military officials discussed the situation on the Iraqi scene walkordstanet and relations between the two sides and ways to strengthen in the next phase.
According to a statement by the Presidency of the territory received (News News Agency) on Monday: that the two sides highlighted recent events in the region of Zakho and Dahuk, Commander-in-Chief of US forces in Iraq General Austin that these events were the subject of concern and regret, and did not expect what happened to Christian minorities in the territory of the walaizdih and fraternal coexistence knew Sisterhood between its components, at the same time exerted the position of President Barzani in dealing with these events with the wisdom, patience and discernment.
Added: Barzani pointed out the results of his visit to Dohuk and Zakho, saying that differences in political ideas is something natural, something to be proud of the Kurdish people is fraternal coexistence of the territory and must be protected, and that such events contravene the deep-rooted traditions, which guarantee the rights of all individuals and components in the Constitution, Parliament is the only institution that can issue laws to regulate the lives of the Kurdish community.
President Barzani: a Committee was formed to investigate these events and will abide by the results of an investigation Committee, issued orders to and from ministries of Interior to stand firm in those people who are trying to create unrest and social foundations of demolished in Kurdish society.
Austin said: we are reassured that the President of Kurdistan region taking steps better, across his name and on behalf of all echelons and US soldiers in Iraq thanks to the President of Kurdistan region showing its support and cooperation.
Price of Massoud Barzani, said the role of Commander-in-Chief of US forces in Iraq advertiser appreciation for Gen. Austin and his troops, saying the role of America in liberating the Iraqi people in General and in particular the Kurdish people.
The two sides exchanged views and views regarding the situation in the region and their impact on Iraq and Kurdistan region.
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