Pres­i­dent Barzani meets of Shabaks and Turk­mens

Pres­i­dent Barzani for Shabak Kurds: Kur­dis­tan door open for Shabak refugees Presid­net Barzani to Turk­mens in Talafer: Those who have co­op­er­ated with IS will have the same des­tiny that IS will have

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The Pres­i­dent of Kur­dis­tan Re­gion, Ma­soud Barzani, met with sev­eral per­son­al­i­ties of Shabak Kurds from Nin­eveh plain ar­eas on April 22.

Dur­ing the meet­ing Barzani has talked about the se­cu­rity is­sues since the be­gin­ning of ISIS at­tacks. He also has shed light on the vic­to­ries achieved by pesh­merga forces and the weak­en­ing of ISIS.

Barzani promised that next steps will be per­ma­nently ex­pelling ISIS fighters from the re­gion.

"You suf­fered a lot from injustice and op­pres­sion at the hands of ISIS, be­fore ISIS and even dur­ing Baath pe­riod; it is not dif­fi­cult to lib­er­ate your re­gion. But with­out ad­dress­ing the prob­lem of Mo­sul, it is dif­fi­cult to live there even if lib­er­ated. Th­ese ar­eas will be lib­er­ated and you will re­turn to your homes with honor and dig­nity," stated Barzani

Iraqi Par­lia­ment mem­ber Salim Shabaki, who at­tended the meet­ing, said that Barzani has promised to form to bat­tal­ions for the Shabak Kurds in ad­di­tion the bat­tal­ion re­cently formed. The bat­tal­ions will be armed and di­rectly su­per­vised by Pesh­merga Min­istry.

Ac­cord­ing to Shabaki, Brazani has said in the meet­ing that Kur­dis­tan door is open for those Shabak Kurds who have left Nin­eveh and based in Na­jaf in Kar­bala.

On April 24, pres­i­dent Barzani also met with sev­eral per­son­al­i­ties of Turk­mens from Talafer area.

Barzani said that sev­eral ar­eas that were con­trolled by IS have been re­taken by Pesh­merga forces. "The ex­is­tence of IS in the ar­eas of Turk­mens is just tem­po­ral. All the ar­eas will be li­brated soon," stated Barzani

Barzani said af­ter re­tak- ing the ar­eas, peo­ple can go back to their ar­eas and live peace­fully but those who have co­op­er­ated with IS will have the same des­tiny that IS will have.

Mean­while the at­ten­dees ap­pre­ci­ated Barzani's role and in lib­er­at­ing their ar­eas and thanked peo­ple of Kur­dis­tan for em­brac­ing the refugees.

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