And the independent press – 09/20/2012 – 1:30 pm
BAGHDAD (Iba) … confirmed the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) of President Jalal Talabani said the visit of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and the government delegation accompanying him to Sulaymaniyah is to visit President Jalal Talabani and check on his health, saying he would not take any step without coordination and cooperation between President Jalal Talabani and the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani.
A statement of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan for a member of the Political Bureau of the Union Adnan Mufti said that the visit of the government delegation to Sulaymaniyah is to check on the health of the President, who stayed for three months in Germany for treatment have occurred during this period, many events and will certainly be talking about these events during this visit and private relations between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the federal government, and research to take serious steps to address the outstanding problems, we have decided to hold bilateral meetings with the brothers in the political bureau of the Kurdistan Democratic Party and other political parties.
He Mufti said the deal between the KRG and the federal government about the file oil positive step opens the way to address all the problems, stressing the need to rebuild confidence between all components of Iraq, especially between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the federal government, stressing that the interest of the parties to agree and so they could together to provide a stable life and conditions for the Iraqi people.
The importance of the role of President Jalal Talabani in addressing the political crisis as president of the republic and has a responsibility to protect the Constitution and monitor its implementation, pointing out that the intention is positive and should build confidence that existed a few years ago and that we built Iraq and contributed to the building through this trust, and the Iraqi people waiting us to take concrete steps to build its future and stability.
On the non-attendance of Kurdish regional President Massoud Barzani to these meetings Mufti said that Massoud Barzani aware of all the steps, visited President Talabani yesterday a delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party, and they are aware of all the steps, and will not be taking any step without coordination and cooperation between the two presidents Jalal Talabani and Massoud Barzani.