Security authorities of Erbil prevents Mahmoud Sangawi from entering Erbil

19/09/2019 - 18:20 Published in News/Kurdistan

The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on Thursday accused the Kurdistan Democratic Party of preventing a member of its political bureau from entering Erbil province.

PUK spokesman Latif Sheikh Omar told a news conference that "security forces at "Smakoli" checkpoint prevented Mahmoud Sengawi from entering Erbil to attend the Politburo meeting.

He added "The decision to prevent the entry of Mahmoud Sengawi to Erbil is contrary to community coexistence in the Kurdistan region and unacceptable."

On the other hand, the Interior Ministry in the Kurdistan region, on Thursday, announced that it will begin an investigation into the situation.