February 19, 2011
Kurdistan region 'Iraq', — Kurdistan Democratic
Party KDP second top official and a former Kurdistan
premier Nechirvan Barzani condemned on Friday
Sulaimaniyah riot which left one young boy dead and
53 other injured.
"We will send the injured out for better treatment
if needed," Barzani told reporters in Erbil, capital
of Kurdistan Region.
He said his party understands the concerns and anger
of people and " we do believe in freedom of
Perpetrators changed the aim of the demonstration
from peaceful to violent acts and that led to an
attack on the KDP's headquarters.
"We are not accusing any one now, but the law
enforcement forces are investigation to figure out
who was behind the attack," he added.
"We are sad to what
happened to the headquarters of Gorran in Erbil and
Soran and we will go to build their offices soon."
He also focused on better relations with other
political parties and opposition sides.
Nechirvan Barzani, leading member of the
Kurdistan Democratic Party KDP and former regional
prime minister of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan
district, speaks during a press conference the Erbil
on February 18, 2011. Photo: Getty Images.