Masrour Barzani while receiving a Canadian delegation: The people of Kurdistan will not give up their legitimate rights

Masrour Barzani while receiving a Canadian delegation: The people of Kurdistan will not give up their legitimate rights

Sep 05 2023

ARK News… Masrour Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, on Monday, September 4, 2023, received a Canadian parliamentary delegation headed by Representative Tom Kimj, in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region.

Barzani said in a statement, "We expressed our gratitude to Canada for its support and support for the Kurdistan Region, especially in the war against ISIS terrorists."

The statement added, "At the outset of the meeting, the head of the Canadian parliamentary delegation presented a summary of the work and activities of the Parliamentary Group for Friendship with the Kurds in the Canadian Parliament, which includes members of most Canadian parties, and its goal is to support the Kurdish cause and strengthen relations with the Kurdistan Region."

The statement indicated that the delegation expressed its praise for peaceful coexistence, religious freedom and freedom of the press in the Kurdistan Region, stressing their similarity with the principles in Canada.

Barzani added, "In another context of the meeting, we shed light on the latest developments and developments regarding the relationship with the federal government, and made it clear that the Kurdistan Region has fulfilled all its obligations within the framework of the constitution, and we expressed our concern and regret over the illegal violation of the rights of the people of Kurdistan and in contravention of the provisions of the Constitution." The constitution, and the lack of respect for the agreement signed between the parties that formed the government and the ministerial platform that was approved by the Iraqi parliament by a majority.

"We reaffirmed that the people of Kurdistan will never give up their legitimate and constitutional rights, and will not succumb to any pressure or threat from parties that want to return Iraq to the era of dictatorship, and to suppress, subjugate and persecute the people of Kurdistan," the prime minister's statement continued.

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