THE SECURITY COMMISSION’S VISIT TO KIRKUKSeptember 15, 2011 at 5:34 pm | Posted in Turkmens | Leave a comment
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THE SECURITY COMMISSION’S VISIT TO KIRKUK
The reaction of the Turkmen brought a response and the Commission of the Ministry of Interior was in Kirkuk. The Ministry of Interior which visited Kirkuk on the instructions of Prime Minister Nuri Maliki met with local authorities at the Kirkuk Governor’s office and focused on the subject of security. The mission lead by General Ahmet Ebu Ragif, deputy of the Ministry of Interior, received information about the murders executed in Kirkuk.
The mission from Baghdad to Kirkuk took place shortly after the escalation of attacks directed at Turkmen doctors and businessmen in Kirkuk and the following demonstration held by Turkmen in Kirkuk . During the entrance of the Ministry of Interior Commission into the Governor’s office a Turkmen mission consisting of Turkmen non governmental organizations greeted the mission with banners proclaiming the demands of the Turkmen.
After the escalation of the events, Iraqi Turkmen Front and Turkmen MP Erşet Salihi spoke with Prime Minister Nuri Maliki. On the instructions of Maliki, the Minister of Interior Commission arrived in Kirkuk today to be briefed by the Governor of Kirkuk, Head of Parliament and the Chiefs of Police.
The most recent victims of terror attacks directed at Turkmen were Neurosurgeon Dr.Yıldırım Demirci and his brother Zeynelabdin Demirci.
The mission convened at the Kirkuk Governor’s office with Governor Necmettin Ömer Kerim, Head of Province Assembly Hasan Turan, chiefs of police and members of the Kirkuk province assembly security commission.
Kirkuk Governor Necmettin Ömer Kerim held a press conference stating that the delegation coming from Baghdad to Kirkuk had been briefed on the security dossier and that there was a need for added security forces.
In the statement made by Head of Kirkuk province assembly security commission Ahmet El Askeri said that logistic support was necessary to prevent the attacks in Kirkuk and ensure their life protection. Head of Kirkuk province assembly Hasan Turan said that the Ministry of Interior Commission from Baghdad needed a real intelligence study to be carried out in Kirkuk.
Member of Kirkuk province assembly Ali Mehdi spoke on Türkmeneli Television and provided information regarding the meeting with the delegation.
Head of Kirkuk province assembly said that he had told the delegation yesterday about the attack directed at a Turkmen health worker as well as the attack directed at his personal bodyguard. Province assembly member Ali Mehdi said that the Ministry of Interior Commission would review Kirkuk’s security file.
During the entrance of the Ministry of Interior Commission into the Governor’s office a Turkmen mission greeted the mission with placards. The demonstrating Turkmen demanded that the attacks directed at Türkmen doctors, businessmen and intellectuals be stopped. The groups also held a placard which demanded the arrest of the terrorists who murdered Dr.Yıldırm Dermirci.
The group which gathered in front of the Governor’s office demanded that the attacks directed at Turkmen be stopped and that a Turkmen force be established.
The Turkmen who spoke to Türkmeneli Television presented the demands of the Turkmen.