Committee meets for creation of negotiation council with Baghdad09/08/2012 13:07
ERBIL, Aug.9 (AKnews)- On Saturday the committee tasked with forming the Supreme Negotiations Council with Baghdad will meet for the first time to discuss the composition and the authorities of the Council, MPs said.
The creation of the Supreme Council was decided on Monday in a meeting of the political parties and Kurdish MPs, chaired by Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani.
Sardar Abdulla, an MP from the Gorran (Change) Movement, said the committee meets at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday in Kurdistan Parliament.
MP Sozan Shahab of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) said the first meeting of the committee will be devoted to discussion of its components and authorities and the party which should supervise the council.
She added the bill proposed by the oppositional Gorran bloc earlier for the formation of the Supreme Council "will become a basis for forming the council."
The council is intended to finalize the suspended issues between Erbil and Baghdad and any future dispute.
By Fryad Mohammed