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torsdag 26 juni 2014

U.S. report reveals plan to divide Iraq into three states: deduct parts of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia

U.S. report reveals plan to divide Iraq into three states: deduct parts of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
WASHINGTON,— The American Time magazine revealed a report of 8-pages plan to divide Iraq into three states, one of them in the north which is Kurdistan, the second for Sunnis along with Syria, and the third for Shiites in the south of Iraq that includes large areas of it.

The Magazine added that this new Shiite country would be heading south to Kuwait, to deduct vital areas from it and include some parts of the north-east of Saudi Arabia.

The magazine published detailed maps distribution areas of Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds.

 was considered within the Sunni state, while Kirkuk was according to the maps published by «TIME» inside the Kurdish state, but on the line of contact with the Sunni state, according to the report.

The report speaks about the annexation of the Kurdish areas in Syria to a Kurdish state in addition to the inclusion of some Sunni areas of Syria's Sunni state.

It is worth mentioning that "Time" magazine is considered close to the U.S. administration and express their point of view more often.

The press spokesman of the White House, Josh Earnest said that the decision of the Iraqi government is up to the Iraqi people who decide how it should develop its own maps, adding that Obama administration would prefer to work if Iraq's political leaders together to find a political solution.

Regarding a proposal in 2006 by Senator Joe Biden to divide Iraq into three regions Sunni and Shiite and Kurdish , Ernest explained "The direct route - from the point of view of this administration - to face the threat of ISIS is to unite this country around a political agenda that gives every citizen a stake in its future and success" .

In a comment published on the cover of "Time" magazine titled "The End of Iraq," Ernst admitted that the concept of division is not clear which is a new concept, but he the seriousness of the imposition of third-party solutions to the Iraqi people.
 Observers believe that the idea of ​​resorting to the option of division into regions in the case of the complexity of the conflict is a matter that the regional and international will work to create centers of fighting each other for a period of conflict that the parties want it to be long for the marketing plan and justify the regions’ plan.

The former Iraqi Prime Minister, Ayad Allawi said that the surrounding areas in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad started to falls and it is very likely that we're going on the road to the division of Iraq.

Massoud Barzani said in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, the strongest statements he has made regarding independence, “It is the time now for the Kurdistan people to determine their future, and the decision of the people is what we are going to uphold,”

"Now we are living a different era," Barzani said ahead of Tuesday's talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry, as he called for Maliki, whom he called "the one responsible for what has happened" in Iraq, to step down.

Barzani said Iraq was falling apart and reiterated a threat to hold a referendum on independence from the rest of the country.

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