The agency “Mehr” Iranian, Prime Minister Haider Abadi said that Baghdad considers the referendum of independence of Kurdistan “more than serious and not limited to the illegality of the referendum, but extends to create new problems.”
Abadi said during a meeting with an Iranian media delegation to visit Baghdad to congratulate the liberation of the city of Mosul, according to the Iranian agency.
Abadi said that “Baghdad’s position is clear in this regard (referendum) is that the referendum is more than serious and not limited to the illegality of the referendum, but extends to create new problems.
He added that “all Iraqi parties respect the Kurds and any new step must be within the Iraqi constitution, which he considers to all national charter.”
Abadi pointed out that “the interests of Kurdish citizens in Iraq do not lie in the separation and exit from the unity of Iraq, especially the existence of the federal ruling on it,” according to quoted by “Mehr.”
The agency quoted him as saying Abadi, “Baghdad is to address any attack on Iran is a moral and legitimate duty on them.”
As for the future of the popular rally, the Iraqi Prime Minister said that “the popular mobilization mission is clear and explicit: fighting terrorism alongside the Iraqi army and will be a partner in the future of Iraq.”
As for the visit of the leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr to Saudi Arabia, Abbadi explained that Iraq is a democratic country, describing this procedure by nature.