Editor: NK 4.4.2013 20:51
Term Press / Baghdad
Revealed the U.S. State Department, Thursday, for the mediation to bring the views between the central government and the Kurdistan region of Iraq, and confirmed that it met with political leaders to solve the problems, but pointed out that it would send a delegation to the Kurdistan region during the next two days, calling on all parties to make concessions to reach solutions.
An advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State Brett Makjurk during a meeting with a number of journalists at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, including correspondent (range Press) "I came here to Baghdad to follow up what happened after visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry," explaining, "I am here in Iraq and I'm going to meetings with a lot of political leaders, and I will go to Arbil and then go to Washington. "
He Makjurk that "Foreign Minister conducted during his recent visit to Iraq message to political entities, urging the need for dialogue among themselves, and that each side demands specific and explicit," noting that "Kerry urged the parties to make concessions to reach a solution."
He called Advisor to the Foreign Minister of "all parties in Baghdad to sit at the negotiating table," noting "we were delighted when we found the recent developments and the meeting, which gets between the National Alliance and the Kurdistan."
He Makjurk that "points of contention between the province and the center are four first payment of the oil companies and this is left in the budget and also linked to the law of oil and gas that is not prescribed, and the second article 140 of the disputed areas, and the third forces of the Tigris and the distribution of these forces and this is a matter of dispute, and fourth Peshmerga payments from the central government or the Kurdish side. "
U.S. mediation comes after one day of a visit by a delegation from the National Alliance to the Kurdistan region of Iraq in order to solve the problems between Baghdad and Erbil, which is boycotting the representatives of the central government to attend meetings of the Council of Ministers and parliament for nearly a month.
And announced the Presidency of the Kurdistan region, on Wednesday, that "high-level delegation of the National Alliance Search today with the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani problems concerning the general political situation in Iraq and the relationship between the federal government and the provincial government," adding that "the delegation of the National Alliance arrived today Arbil headed by Deputy Prime National Alliance Sheikh Khalid al-Attiya, and the membership and Transport Minister Hadi al-Ameri, the federal government and a member of the Political Bureau of the Islamic Dawa Party Tarek Najm "and showed that" the two sides held a panel discussion explicit been touched crises deep passes by the country and how to deal with these crises and management has been addressed to some solutions. "
And afflict the Iraqi political scene is a lot of tension and uncertainty, most trends that are reflected in return on the Iraqi street, both between the central government and the Kurdistan region that seems to be headed in the province is directly to the government and parliament in the center via call his ministers and deputies to the province, or between the parties to the political process particularly a coalition of state law and the Iraqi List, or the mass movement that opposes the government in the Sunni provinces and regions, about threatens to worsen without the looming horizon features of any breakthrough soon.