Zebari: Presidential Candidate Of Kurdistan Still Under Discussion. The Parliament Should Convene

BAGHDAD / MP for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Abdul Bari Zebari said that "all the forces of Kurdistan see the latest initiative of the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani a positive step in the right direction."

Zebari said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / "the Kurdish blocs should carry out its tasks as soon as to activate this step," noting: "The candidate for the presidency, from which bloc, is still under discussion."

He added: "Everyone stands with this initiative in order to reach comprehensive solutions to the region's political, economic and financial problems," explaining that "cannot do any future step in this direction without convening the regional parliament as it is the decision - making, especially the mechanism of choosing the head of the province."

The President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani announced on Sunday (November 20, 2016) that he is ready to step down and called on Kurdish political parties to agree to form a new government and choose someone else for the presidency of the Kurdistan region until elections.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency