MP Nada Jawdat Shaker, representing al-Nasr Alliance, has criticized raising Kurdistan flag in Kirkuk, considering this an attempt for creating conflict.
“No authority from the north to south of Iraq has the right to raise
She noted that raising the region’s flag above the headquarters of parties in Kirkuk is just an attempt to create new disputes in the province.
Meanwhile, Tareq Harb, the legal expert, said raising Kurdistan flag above the governmental buildings in Kirkuk is considered illegal and a constitutional violation as the province is not affiliated to the region, therefore no flags should be raised except the Iraqi one.
The Kurdistan flag was prevented by