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 Kurdistan Parliament votes on sending Kurdish Peshmerga troops to Diyala areas

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Kurdistan Parliament votes on sending Kurdish Peshmerga troops to Diyala areas  19.8.2011  

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August 19, 2011

ERBIL-Hewlêr, Kurdistan region 'Iraq', — The Parliament of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region has voted on Thursday to send Kurdish Peshmerga forces to the areas of Jalawlaa and Saadiya in eastern Iraq’s disputed Diyala Province to protect Kurdish citizens and carry out negotiations with Iran to restore the Wand River waters to Khanaquin in Diyala Province, an MP said.

“The Parliament has voted in its Thursday session to send Peshmerga forces to the areas of Jalawla and Saadiya in Diyala Province, Abdullah Mahmoud told Aswat al-Iraq news agency,
www.ekurd.netalong with voting on carrying out negotiations with Iran to find a diplomatic settlement for the problem of cutting the Wand waters on Khanaquin city.             

Kurdistan Parliament votes on sending Kurdish Peshmerga troops to Diyala areas.
The Kurdistan Parliament had adjourned its session from Wednesday to Thursday, after listening to views and proposals of the Special Committee, assigned to visit Jalawla and Saadiya townships and the problem of the escalation of armed attacks against Kurdish citizens and the cutting of the Wand river waters.

Kurdistan’s Peshmerga Ministry had spread its forces in Khanaqin city of Diyala Province, after the escalation of the Kurdish demands on both popular and official levels to protect Kurds in those areas, considered among the areas in-conflict between Kurdistan government and the Federal government of Baghdad.

Diyala province, a restive part of Iraq outside the Kurdish autonomous region of Kurdistan but home to many Kurds. The Diyala district, which includes a string of villages and some of Iraq's oil reserves, is home to about 175,000 Kurds, most of them Shiites.

In June 2006, the local council of Khanaqin proposed that the district be integrated into the autonomous Kurdistan region in northern Iraq.

During the Arabisation policy of Saddam Hussein in the 1980s, a large number of Kurdish Shiites were displaced by force from Khanaqin. They started returning after the fall of Saddam in 2003.

Article 140 of the Iraqi constitution is related to the normalization of the situation in Kirkuk city and other disputed areas like Khanaqin.

Kurdistan's government says oil-rich Khanaqin should be part of its semi-autonomous region, which it hopes to expand in a referendum in the future. In the meantime, Khanaqin and other so-called disputed areas remain targets of Sunni Arab insurgents opposed to Kurdish expansion and vowing to hold onto land seized during ex-dictator Saddam Hussein's efforts to "Arabize" the region.
  

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