News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan
The government of the Rojava has reached an agreement with National Council of Syrian Kurds (ENKS), according to an article from DIHA carried in Özgür Gündem.
A committee from Rojava consisting of members of TEV-DEM and the People’s Assembly of Rojava (MGRK) came to an agreement with representatives of ENKS to work together within the framework of the Rojava Government of Democratic Autonomy following nine days of meetings.
The ‘Duhok Agreement’ was signed in the South Kurdistan city earlier today and at a meeting over which KRG President Mesud Barzani presided.
Aldar Xelîl – one of the representatives of Tevgera Civaka Demokratîk, or Movement For A Democratic Society (TEV-DEM) – made a statement following the announcement of the agreement, saying that the two parties had found common ground around the common defense of Rojava Kurdistan and the strengthening of democratic autonomy.
Reading from a prepared text, Xelîl drew attention to the fact that ENKS would participate within the Government of Democratic Autonomy and some affiliated bodies, saying “a decision has been taken that will provide for active consultation, cooperation and genuine sharing.” According to the decision unity will be improved in political and administration areas in order to develop the existing administration in the Kurdish regions. Work will also continue unabated to ensure that all segments of society in Rojava will have representation.
The agreement also emphasized the joint responsibility that both parties had toward the defense of the autonomous regions of Rojava, a duty which also feel on every resident of the region.
The agreement also recalled the great sacrifices made by the YPG in establishing security in and defending the cantons and affirmed that both parties would provide full support in this area.