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Kurdish delegation in Baghdad soon to negotiate the formation of the government

The two main Kurdish parties in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, led by President Jalal Talabani and the Kurdistan Democratic Party, led by Massoud Barzani, decided on Wednesday to resume negotiations in Baghdad, through a joint delegation to visit the capital soon.

The two political offices of the «Democratic» and «National», a meeting in the province of Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan region, in the presence of the first deputy of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Nihirvan Barzani, and the leader of the National Union Party, Mullah Bakhtiar.

According to Kurdish media close to Barzani Party, the meeting came out by agreement to form a joint delegation to go to the federal capital Baghdad, in order to negotiate the formation of the new government.

According to the site «Twilight News», «the two offices form a joint committee is tasked with the preparation of a working paper will be the basis in negotiations with the parties and political parties in Baghdad to form a new federal government».

According to the information, the two parties agreed that «without joint coordination between them does not take any position, or take any step in the negotiations with Baghdad», as well as «emphasis on the unity of the situation between the two sides in this area in a way that preserves the rights of the people of the Kurdistan region as stipulated The permanent Iraqi constitution. “

The political bureau of the two parties also confirmed that the parliamentary elections in the Kurdistan region will be held on September 30 and will not be delayed.

The official website of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, confirmed that the meeting included the examination of the political situation in the Kurdistan region, and a number of other important topics. The meeting also discussed the unity of the Kurdish class and how to go to the federal capital Baghdad and participate in talks to form a new federal government as «one team», and preparations for the holding of parliamentary elections in Kurdistan.

The head of the regional government, Nejirvan Barzani, also stressed the «unity of the Kurdish position in Baghdad», and considered it is too early to talk about entering alliances to form the Iraqi government.

He said in a press conference yesterday that «it is too early to talk about entering alliances to form the next Iraqi government», continuing to say, «we are waiting for the results of the final elections».

He pointed out that «the unity of the Kurdish position in Baghdad is of great importance to us», pointing at the same time that «the political program that serves Iraq and the Kurdistan region is important for us».

He added: «Kurds will go to Baghdad to defend the rights of the people of Kurdistan», stressing «the readiness of the Kurdistan region to cooperate to meet the organization is calling in the case of Baghdad’s request».

On the other hand, Barzani said «the Kurdistan region’s readiness to export Kirkuk oil across the line of the Kurdistan region», wondering, «do not know why did not respond to Baghdad for this matter that the line of the Kurdistan region is also an Iraqi line». Source