The patriotic union of Kurdistan’s central committee announced in seven points that the congress will not be delayed to next year, and in this month the congress must be held.
The following is the text of the statement:
After the decision of the PUK’s elites committee to hold the fourth congress and telling all offices of the patriotic union to get ready for the congress, and finishing all the logistics for the concerning matter, the fourth congress will be held and there is no reason for the congress’s delay. As we state in below:
1- The conference of the headquarters has to be held early next week, for which all the preparations have been completed.
2- The fourth congress must be held this month, it must not be delayed into next year.
3- if for any personal or unlawful reason the congress gets to delay into next year, we as the central council will not take this historical responsibility and we will respect the will of the unionists.
4- We thank the electoral office and higher elections committee for performing their duties successfully.
5- The central council rejects all the closed lists, it support a transparent and democratic process.
6- The Central Council thanks all comrades who come to the Central Council and ask for our stance and support.
7- We are closely overseeing the meetings of the elites committee and we hope they make proper decisions in those sensitive and historic moments to delight the spirits of President Mam Jalal and all of our nation's martyrs.