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Hussein said the rumors about the withdrawal of the Peshmerga forces before resolving the Tigris Operations Command is incorrect, noting that any spark fighting erupt in Kirkuk or Khanaqin of the disputed areas, many places would be covered by the fires of war.
It was announced by President Jalal Talabani, Thursday, that his efforts resulted in the agreement and afterward for major Minister Nuri al-Maliki and the Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani to consolidate interruptive media campaigns that lead to spasm relations, pointing out that the agreement for the formation of “groups” of citizens of the area residents disputed entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining security.
And escalated the current political crisis between Baghdad and Erbil, after the decline of truce efforts and the failure of the meeting military between the delegation of the Peshmerga and officials and Iraqi Ministry of Defense, as announced presidency Kurdistan, in (29 last November), the retreat of the Baghdad government on its promise, and confirmed that the Kurdish parties all agreed to repel “dictatorship and militarism” in Baghdad, and not to allow any campaign chauvinism towards Kirkuk and disputed areas, stressed the seriousness of the dialogue and strengthen internal governance in the region.
It is noteworthy that this crisis has escalated after the incident eliminate Tuz in Salahuddin province, in (November 16, 2012), which consisted clash elements of operations of the Tigris and the protection of the convoy, “Kurdish official” named Curran essence, killing and wounding 11 people, mostly members of the forces operations Tigris, which the depth of the crisis rooted mainly between the parties.