BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Parliamentary Speaker Usama Nujaifi regarded the demand of Salah al-Din province to establish a region is "constitutional" and "no right to any one, including the government to intervene."
In a press conference today to discuss Salah al-Din and Anbar cases, he added that "the intervention in the provincial authorities led to demanding the formation of the regions."
He expected that this trend will be dispersed to the southern parts of Iraq, calling for a balanced and qualified relations between the center and the provinces.
Today, the Iraqi parliament held an expanded meeting with Salahuddin and Anbar officials and tribal sheikhs, according to media center.
Salah al-Din provincial council, 157 km north of the capital, Baghdad, announced last week the province as a region "within a unified Iraq."
In Anbar province, demonstrations roamed the city demanding the release of the detained ex-officers and to stop random arrests, while the Emir of Delaim tribes to boycott the government following intruding into his quarter and arresting four of his bodyguards.