Tuesday 23-8-2022, the leadership council of the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) announced that: Kurdish parties should agree on a joint national project as soon as possible in order to protect the constitutional rights of our people and active participation in the Iraqi political process and ensure the interests of the Kurdish people and resolve the issues of Kirkuk and the area of the Article 140.
Text of the final statement of the regular meeting of the leadership council of the Kurdistan Islamic Union :
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
The final statement of the regular meeting
Leadership Council of the Kurdistan Islamic Union
On Tuesday 23/8/2022 the Leadership Council of the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) chaired by Dr. Hadi Ali, the chairman of the council, held its regular meeting in the presence of Salahaddin Mohammed Bahaaddin, secretary-general of the Kurdistan Islamic Union.
The first topic of the meeting focused on the political crisis in Iraq and the possibilities and developments and reactions on the present and future of Iraq in general and the Kurdistan Region in particular.
The leadership meeting considers it necessary for the conflicting parties in the Iraqi political process to resolve their political issues as soon as possible on the basis of the constitution and protect the constitutional institutions, carry out genuine reforms and limit corruption The misery of Iraq, and the country to avoid the explosion of their conflicts into the danger of violence and destructive armed conflict.
In this regard, the leadership meeting emphasizes that the Kurdish parties as soon as possible to agree on a joint national project in order to protect the constitutional rights of our people and active participation in the Iraqi political process and ensure the interests of the Kurdish people.
The meeting also discussed the political situation in the Kurdistan Region and the upcoming parliamentary elections. The leadership of the KIU supports the anger of the Kurdish people against the wrong policies of the ruling parties and the phenomenon of lawlessness in the practice of governance and not solving the problems of salary delaying and contracts and graduates of Kurdistan universities and colleges in general.
In this regard, the leadership took a position on the unwillingness of the PUK and KDP to hold the parliamentary elections on time under the pretext that they did not agree on the issues between them and ignored the emphasis of the UNAMI representative in Iraq on the necessary holding election in the nearest opportunity.
We in the Islamic Union consider it necessary for the ruling parties to agree on the demands of the parties outside the government, especially the Kurdistan Islamic Union, in order to hold clean elections free from fraud and monopoly. It was also emphasized that the KIU supports the parties outside the government and civil society organizations to work together in order to restore confidence to the disgruntled masses and hold elections that will pave the way for genuine change and reform in the system of governance.
In the last topic, the meeting focused on the internal affairs of the party and the work and activities of the various bodies. it thanked all the councils, institutions, centers, and organizations that have carried out their activities and duties in the best way in the past in the service of different sections of Kurdish society and in order to protect the high values of Islam and our Muslim society against the campaign to weaken the family institution and mislead the youth and promote many stealthy phenomena that cause social instability..
Finally, the leadership meeting stressed that the Kurdistan Islamic Union will always be a strong and continuous defender of the Islamic identity and high values of our people, along with defending the high interests of the Kurdistan Region and the rights and demands of the Kurdish people.
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