Deputy head of the Turkmen Front, Hassan Tauran stressed that the city of Kirkuk and its people is a precious part of Iraq.
He added that Kirkuk was and will remain an important and vital part of the unified country, as well as a true model of peaceful coexistence.
Tauran said in a press statement that the anniversary of October 16 calls on all to renounce hatred and eliminate injustice and marginalization. He also stressed the need to fight against terrorism and evil and to spread safety for a decent life for all the people of Kirkuk.
He also praised the professional performance of the federal forces and their contribution to the "imposition of law," affirming the need to take security measures to pursue the remnants of ISIS.