The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

09/07/2019 - 19:39 Published in News/Kurdistan

The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), on Monday announced reaching an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on a candidate for governor of Kirkuk, revealing new dialogues between Erbil and Baghdad to normalize the situation in the disputed areas.

KDP spokesman Mahmoud Mohammad told reporters: "On the governor of Kirkuk, we reached an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan during the two days will be completed this subject."

He pointed out that "there is a bilateral committee formed by Erbil and Baghdad to normalize the situation in the disputed areas and has conducted a round of dialogues and reached a number of understandings and consensus will be finalized in the next few days."