Abadi Washington: al-Maliki relationship has become a threat to the political process in Iraq
Abadi Washington: Bmidht Mahmoud al-Maliki relationship has become a threat to the political process in Iraq
November 27, 2014, 11:35
Reliable Iraqi sources revealed that the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told the US ambassador in Iraq, Stuart Jones for his predecessor, Nuri al-Maliki’s attempts to overthrow the government and undermine the fight against al Daash.
She explained close to the Prime Minister’s Office sources said that “al-Abadi said the US ambassador to al-Maliki took advantage of his influence in the Iraqi judiciary to delay a decision on issues of corruption which he was convicted the most prominent men of the previous government and not tried.”
The sources confirmed that al-Abadi stressed the US ambassador that “the influence of al-Maliki in the elimination of the President of the Federal Court Medhat al-Mahmoud, has become a real threat to the political process in Iraq.”
She explained the same sources who declined to give her name said, “Abadi welcomed the political support of the US ambassador to open the files of corruption against al-Maliki in order to circumscribe and curtail his influence and stop practices that harmed the interests of Iraq and Iraqis.”
They noted that well-known that al-Maliki has great deal of influence within the Iraqi judiciary, particularly the direct impact on the head of the judiciary Medhat al-Mahmoud, as well as other judges were told that they were acting under orders Maliki in issuing arrest warrants against his political opponents.
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