The Washington Post: Soleimani impressed by al-Maliki clung to the job

The Washington Post: Soleimani impressed by al-Maliki clung to the job

26/07/2014 (00:01 pm)

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Two Iraqi politicians prominent, the media American widespread, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki rejected an attempt by Iran to persuade him to step down from power, what indicates his intention to resist even the biggest allies in order to get a third term in office and increase fueling the political crisis afflicting the country, and talked about the conversation between him and Gen. Qassem Soleimani out of him, which the latter was “stunned” to quote the Washington Post.

Weeks ago, and Maliki is resisting mounting pressure calling for the stepping down of his allies, including former political pressure from Shiite and top Shi’ite cleric in Iraq.
Critics of al-Maliki that he incites division and can not form a government that can win the support of the year against the rebels who took control of large areas of the country.
But the last meeting between Maliki and Iran index man in Iraq – Gen. Qassem Soleimani – represents the first sign that Iran also believes in the necessity of his departure. The view of Iran’s decisive win in the al-Maliki for a second term four years ago when it used its influence on the Shiite parties to ensure their support to him during the negotiations to form a government debilitating in a timely manner.
According to the Washington Post, said Maliki’s refusal to pressure Iran, puts Tehran’s position is clear, they either choose soft versus staying in office, and ventured then angering Najaf, and split the Shiite parties, and refused severe than the rest of the Iraqi parties, or they will step up pressure for his removal.
The newspaper quoted the agency Alosyoshitd Press U.S., said Soleimani tried to persuade al-Maliki to leave the office during a meeting recently in Baghdad, but al-Maliki refused to do so arguing that his coalition won the largest number of parliamentary seats in the April elections, what gives him the right to form the next government, according to two senior politicians from the Shiite factions attended the meeting, while the one that was to provide a summary of the dialogue, to second him.
He says that politicians Soleimani “felt shocked” by the prime minister refused, but he did not enter in more details. Not attached to any of the Iraqi and Iranian governments on Tehran’s role in mediating the political crisis in Iraq.
Soleimani took over leadership of the Iranian efforts since the rebel control of the city of Mosul and rush toward Baghdad, pushing the country into its worst crisis since the withdrawal of U.S. troops in 2011.
According to officials from the Shiites, the Gen. Soleimani was regulated by the Iraqi army and Shiite militias to fight the rebels and at the same time trying to organize Shiite factions in order to form the next government. Soleimani branch is headed by the foreign operations of the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
The group intends to continue Daash extreme Bahjovernma on Baghdad, but it seems now that cracked deployed in Sunni areas. But the government of Iraq has not been able to launch an attack against the actor against the militants. Iraq has suffered from pressure to form an inclusive government that can pull Sunni support for the insurgency, but al-Maliki antagonized many of whom accuse him of what made them marginalized, as many of the allies of the Shiites and the Kurds felt they were and shareholders, accusing him of monopolizing power.
In the last month, called on the supreme authority, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, through a Spokesmen for al-Maliki to step down because of fears that the al-Maliki to push the country to fragmentation, according to a source close to Sistani.
Weeks ago, the House of Representatives and is struggling to agree on a new government and the senior leadership positions, and the future of al-Maliki is the main point of the talk.
After many delays, a moderate Sunni deputies elected President of the Parliament in the fifteenth of June, and that was the first step in that process. It also succeeded in Parliament on Thursday, choosing the head of the Republic of the mass of Mr. Jalal Talabani is Mr. Fuad Masum.

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