Change leader releases 60- page note on Barzani- Talabani secret relations

SOUTH KURDISTAN (IRAQ) – Kurdpress – 9.7.2013 – The leader of Kurdistan Region’s main opposition Change Movement (Gorran) Nawshirwan Mustafa has released a 60-page note which reveals the secret ties between the region’s president Massoud Barzani and Iraqi president Jalal Talabani.

The most important issue for Talabani, also the leader of the region’s co- ruling patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), is keeping its political position after the fall of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, Mustafa said in the note.

He adds the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and its leader Massoud Barzani, have been well aware of the issue to gain in their ends. A letter of Barzani to Talabani, which discloses outspread fraud in favor of PUK in provincial council elections, is also mentioned in the note. Mustafa said in the note, parts of that released in pro- Change Sbeiy website, that he has never seen Talabani so thisty for power that forgeted decades- long pains of his comrades. Mustafa added PUK has accepted all KDP conditions to win Iraq presidency post.