Unconditional welcome the invitation of Iraq's accession to the GCC

The Committee on Foreign Relations representative, on Thursday, welcomed the invitation of Iraq's accession to the GCC countries, describing the call to "late", while stipulate a condition close to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, Iraq's accession to the GCC non-interference in the affairs of Interior.

The prime minister of Bahrain, Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa called for two days before in a newspaper interview to Iraq's return to work system and the Gulf and in the framework of preparations for the convening of the Supreme Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi in the sixth and seventh of this month, returned the return of a strong Iraq to the system work and the Gulf Arab power will increase them. he said.

Said a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, the parliamentary Jalp Alinvtji told the Kurdish news agency (Rn), "The GCC was supposed by Iraq's invitation to join them after the political changes that have taken place after 2003", stating that "the call for Iraq's accession to these countries are important, but late ".

She Alinvtji is a member of the Iraqi List led by Iyad Allawi, said "Iraq's accession to the GCC countries will benefit countries in the region where political tensions and security will be a balance, according to maimer its political stability."

The Alinvtji that "Iraq's interest is to join the GCC because it will benefit so economically and at the level of Arab relations," said afterthought, "but to enter these countries in agreement with what is called the Peninsula Shield forces premature."

She explained that "the security structure of Iraq will have access to the unfavorable security pact with the GCC countries on joining forces to shield the island."

In turn, expressed close to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki welcomed the invitation of Iraq's accession to the GCC condition of non-interference in the internal affairs of member states. Referring to the entry of the Peninsula Shield forces to Bahrain to deter protesters there.

Said Salman al-Moussawi's (Rn), said that "Iraq welcomes every step that would strengthen the connection between the Arab states, particularly the GCC countries," adding that "Iraq is one of the countries currently experiencing stable politically after the application of the principles of democracy."

He explained that Moussaoui "Iraq hopes that there will be Arab-Arab relations are shown on a basis of mutual respect and non-interference in internal affairs", pointing out that "Iraq is on the point that Bahrain is the case with the external interference in internal affairs."

He added that Moussaoui "Peninsula Shield forces established to defend the Gulf Cooperation Council countries of external aggression," pointing out that "interference in internal affairs is contrary to established law."

The Peninsula Shield forces of the GCC six Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and Oman, was established in 1986, in the wake of the invasion of Iranian forces to the Iraqi Faw area, during the first Gulf War.

The force at the beginning of its inception five thousands of an item, most of the Saudi army, and stationed in the city, the Saudi military in the region, "Khamis Mushayt", and then increased the number of members after that until he arrived at about ten thousand fighters - has remained mostly from Saudi Arabia - in the formations of battalions Saudi Arabia and generals, also included an armored or infantry companies from the rest of the other five GCC countries: Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and the UAE.

Council approved the GCC following the signing of the Joint Defence Treaty in 2000, increasing the number of members of the force to 18 alpha as a first stage, in what has become his forces now number more than thirty thousand officers and soldiers; including about 21 thousand fighters.