Erdogan: Sistani believes that the time has come to abandon al-Maliki and al-Assad from power

Erdogan: Sistani believes that the time has come to abandon al-Maliki and al-Assad from power

Created on Monday, November 25 2 /one thirty-five p.m.

Erdogan-Sistani believes that the time has come to abandon al-Maliki and al-Assad from powerBaghdad / Orr News

Said Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, yesterday, that the Shiite cleric, Ali al-Sistani, told Ankara that the time “has come to abandon the Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power,” while the more likely the possibility of his country’s cooperation with Iran and Iraq to deal with the Syrian crisis.

Said Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in an interview with Channel ATV local TV reported Bulletin (World Biltine) News Turkish, said that his country “is preparing to find a formula of cooperation with Iran and Iraq to help solve the Syrian crisis,” a proposal “to find a joint venture that will contribute to ensuring the stability of the region. ”

Erdogan said, “Iraq has struggled to maintain stability, which was destroyed by the attacks claiming the lives of hundreds of its citizens,” adding that “Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will travel later to the United States and Iran, having visited Iraq two weeks ago and met with Shiite cleric Ali al-Sistani and the current leader Moqtada al-Sadr’s movement. ” Erdogan continued, “Sistani told Davutoglu that the time has come to abandon the Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad from power.”

The Ihsanoglu visited Iraq, mid-November now, and met with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who said during a meeting, the desire of Iraq’s relations “firm and stable” with Turkey remains constant with the change of people and governments, pointing out that regional conditions require “cooperation and consultation” to establish the rule of “solid “in the region.

It was announced by Turkish Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, earlier, he had discussed in Najaf, with the supreme religious authority Ali al-Sistani and the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, ways to counter sectarian strife in the region. But Turkish newspapers, revealed after a visit Ooglua that Sistani demanded that invoked Iraq and Turkey to the international community and stakeholders on resolving the problem of the water issue between the two countries and sharing, without mentioning any political signal concerning the nature of the government in Iraq, and to demand the departure of al-Maliki.

Erdogan went on to say, “diplomatic relations with Iraq, which has evolved in recent deepen through mutual visits and joint work on the stability of the region,” stressing at the same time that “his country does not want to mosques and churches to live in the killings.” He pledged the Turkish government, to “do what we have around a joint, especially regarding the security of the region,” adding that “Iran’s accession to the joint endeavors to contribute to securing greater opportunity to resolve the Syrian crisis.”

Saw the relationship between the Iraqi and Turkish governments strained as a result of divergent positions between them in many files, despite the economic interests of the big two, including the relationship between Ankara and Erbil, especially in the field of oil, and the position of the Syrian crisis, and the Turkish position of Iraqi opposition forces.