Monday, September 6, 2010

Kurdish delegation from Turkey meets Iraqi President

06 September 2010

BDP-DTK delegation in South Kurdistan

The delegation composed of Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) and Democratic Society Party (DTK) representatives within the framework of their visit to Kurdistan Federal Region were received by the Iraqi president Jalal Talabani.

Co-chairs of DTK Ahmet Turk and Aysel Tugluk, MP’s Bengi Yildiz, Sirri Sakik and BDP representative in Arbil Rusen Mahmutoglu met Iraqi President Jalal Talabani in Suleymaniye yesterday. It is reported that high rank PUK officials Omer fetah, İmad Ehmed, Necmedin Kerim, Qadir Hemecan, Behroz Gelali and Mehmud Haci Salih were also present at the meeting.

While so press conference held after the meeting it is reported that the unilateral ceasefire declared by the Kurdish Democratic Confederation and planned Kurdish National Congress were in the agenda.

Although BDP- DTK delegation was expected to meet KDP vice president Necirvan Barzani in Arbil, the meeting was cancelled due to Necirvan Barzani’s absence in Arbil. It is reported that he delegation will hold a press conference today at 11 o’clock and give information about their visits in Federal Kurdistan.