U.S. Ambassador Maliki threatened to reveal corruption files to senior officials
A senior source: U.S. Ambassador Maliki threatened to reveal corruption files to senior officials
The time on Monday, December 24 1 / December 2012 11:36 | |
Baghdad / Orr News
Senior political source revealed that the U.S. embassy in Baghdad had informed the Office of the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the withdrawal of political support for the current government and detect corrupt files implicated senior officials.
The source said that “after the receipt of information to the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, stormed the Iraqi security force for the Office of Alternative Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi in the Palace of Adnan formerly the Green Zone, directed Ambassador Robert Stephen Beecroft, to place promptly, but the security force prevented him from entering, returned to the embassy. ”
The source, who preferred anonymity because of the sensitivity of information, that “Ambassador Beecroft after returning to his office, he commissioned his secretary first contacting the office of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki,” adding that “the secretary spoke bluntly with the Director of the Office of Maliki and told him, inter positions American unprecedented about the raid office Issawi. ”
He stressed that the “warning embassy summarizes four main points very dangerous, and the most important that the American position will change from the Maliki government, where it’s no longer keep pace with the democratic approach in dealing with the crisis,” pointing to “The embassy has threatened to withdraw support political, economic and military for Baghdad” . The source noted to “secretary Ambassador told Maliki’s office that the embassy will reveal all the files of corruption of their existing toll, which six years, involving senior officials, documented recordings of telephone calls,” useful “The embassy also threatened that the United States will increase protection for Iraqi money in the bank International “. The source said that “the embassy is deeply concerned about what is happening in the country, and political conflict erupted into serious ranges.”