Kurdish official: Barzani would not attend the summit due to visit Baghdad to meet with Obama

Editor: NK | SA
Monday, 26 March 2012 14:55 GMT
Alsumaria News / Erbil

An official media close to the head of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, on Monday, the Kurdish leader is preparing to go to the United States on an official visit for talks with President Barack Obama, while ruled out that the visit should be to avoid the presence of the Arab summit in Baghdad that the visit of pre-established within the program Barzani.

The editor of the fraternity issued by the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Badrakhan Sindi, "Alsumaria News", "President of Kurdistan region Masoud Barzani will leave the next few days to the United States on an official visit," noting that Barzani "for talks with U.S. President Barack Obama."

He explained that the visit of Sindhi President of Kurdistan to the United States "is not to avoid the presence of the Arab summit, in Baghdad," pointing out that it "was planned in advance within the program of President Barzani."

In the same vein, Spokesman for the Presidency of the Kurdistan region, Omid morning, the media that the Kurdish Barzani will visit close to the United States of America, Tabgaha visits to several European countries and that "in response to official invitations from their governments."

Did not disclose the morning for a program to meet Barzani, but only by reference to the visits that the program will be announced at a later time.

The visit Barzani, in light of the escalation of unprecedented between him and Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on the back of comments by biting her face Barzani of the owners in the (20 March 2012), in which he criticized what he called the "Army of two million" in the country, "loyal to one person, collect power with his hands," and stressed the that "enough is enough" so the person who holds a recipe Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and Minister of Defense and Interior and the intelligence chief and other positions, considering that Iraq is heading toward "the abyss" because of the class in power want to drag him to the "dictatorship", and threatened to declare an independent Kurdistan.

And the evolution of bickering between the coalition of state law and the Kurds to the demands of mutual trial of al-Maliki and Barzani, Kurdistan also called for the first time of no confidence in Maliki and the formation of a new government.

And still disputes pending between Baghdad and Erbil on Contracts for the region's oil with foreign companies and on oil and gas law, and although the Kurdistan region began in the (June 1, 2010), to export oil from fields in a formal, but soon stopped exports due to differences over dues of companies operating in the extraction of oil, and did not continue to export only about 90 days, which has been suspended since September of last year and so far, has resumed export the beginning of last February, following a new agreement between the province and Baghdad to the region to issue one hundred thousand barrels per day.

It is noteworthy that Iraq is a major political crisis is the first after the American withdrawal, on the back of issuing an arrest warrant against the vice president the leader of the Iraqi List, Tariq al-Hashimi, after being accused of supporting "terrorism", and Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, a request to parliament to withdraw confidence from his deputy, Saleh al-Mutlaq leader of the Iraqi List, also, after the description of the last of the owners as a "dictator does not build," which prompted Iraq to suspend its membership in the Council of Ministers and House of Representatives, and submit a request to the parliament of no confidence in Maliki, before you decide on (January 29, 2012) Back to meetings of the Council of Representatives, In (Feb. 6, 2012) ending the boycott of Cabinet.