Bafel Talabani, the co-president of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, accompanied by several PUK members of the political and leadership office, visited the Baghdad Organization Center of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and received by the center's head Rabiha Muhammad and members of the center's council.
During the meeting, Bafel Talabani highlighted the objectives of his visit to Baghdad and the importance of his meetings during the past few days and answered in detail the questions of the members of the Baghdad Organizations Center for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan.
On the position and strategy of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Bafel Talabani said, "the Patriotic Union works under the same spirit and national vision of the late President Mam Jalal, believing in joint action and welcoming any efforts to serve the higher interests of our people, and PUK legitimizes any force or party that wishes to work for the sake of Kurdistan and its people."
Talabani pointed out that the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan has an important position in Baghdad, saying that "the PUK's political and diplomatic activities are increasing because we believe, if we want to guarantee the rights of our people and solve problems according to the foundations of the constitution, we must activate the tasks and continue with our friends to protect the higher interests. Therefore, the Baghdad Organizations Center was assigned to the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan to proceed in a common policy with all the forces, nationalities and various components in Baghdad and to continue coordination to implement the demands of the people of Kurdistan."
In another aspect of the meeting, Talabani said, "the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan believes in dialogue and understanding," referring to the role of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in solving problems between Erbil and Baghdad.
"We must move forward in our historical relations that late President Mam Jalal found, and continue it in the same spirit with our friends, and the Patriotic Union will remain as it has always been a reference and a collector of differences. For the sake of our people, we will continue the national struggle, and we will not compromise in any way on the general and strategic lines, and this is a reason for the PUK's pride in all stages of the struggle," PUK's co-president said.