I was wondering, jveritas, have you found any information in these documents about Salman Pak?
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In The Name of God the Most Merciful The Most Compassionate
Directory of General Security
Directory of Security Ninevah Province No: 10106
Directory of General Security/ Director Section 1
The confident (1253) declared the following:
1. In the date of 21/8/2002 an American delegation who is visiting the Northern Region has paid a visit to the headquarters of the Iraqi communist party in Shaklawa. And the representative of the communist party presented accusing the Iraqi government of hiding members of Al Qaeda organization in the region of Salman Pak in addition to members of the Turkish Workers party and the Iranian Moujahidee Khlak and that they are trained to use chemical weapons and that Iraq will use them in case there is military strike directed toward it.
2. The Kurdish communist party did inform the Norwegian authorities about the existence of inside the Norwegian territories called (Malakrikar) from the residents of Irbil and in charge of the Al Qaeda organizations there and upon the attempt of the Norwegian authorities to arrest him he fled to China with his family.
3. In the date of 15/8/2002 and common meeting was held between the two Communist Iraqi and Kurdish parties.. and this to unify their political position in regards to the international situation and the Iraqi dossier.