Maliki ‘on the run’ in Tehran in search of immunity or asylum

Maliki ‘on the run’ in Tehran in search of immunity or asylum

First Published: 2015-08-18

Maliki on the run in Tehran in search of immunity or asylumFormer Iraqi Prime Minister diminish the importance of the Commission of Inquiry report in the fall of Mosul, describes what happened there a plot Turkish Kurdish.


Baghdad played down the former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said in a statement from the capital Tehran, would report accusing him explicitly that he primarily responsible for the fall of the city of Mosul in the hands of the organization of the Islamic state in the summer of 2014, at a time when well-informed sources in Baghdad said that his willingness to rebel against the Iraqi judiciary It confirms the correctness of leaks that have finally figured out his intention to demand from Iranian leaders put pressure on Baghdad to enable him immunity against trial, or enable him asylum in their country to avoid what he calls, the desire of some of his opponents in “revenge”.

Maliki said in the first official declaration of his refusal to undergo judicial accountability that “no value” to the report of the commission of inquiry in the fall of the city of Mosul, however, the terrorist organization in response to the referral of Parliament Committee’s report carried by others and the responsibility, to justice.

He said in comments carried by the official pages on social networking sites Tuesday’s remarks “do not value the result that emerged from the parliamentary commission of inquiry about the fall of Mosul,” adding that the committee “dominated by political differences and out of objectivity.”

It said Iraqi political sources familiar Commenting on his visit to Tehran that the former prime minister arrived a few days ago with some members of his family to Tehran for fear of prosecution, and before the issuance of any decision prohibited from traveling outside Iraq.

The investigation into the causes of the fall of Mosul, a former recent popular protests that came out to demand accountability of corrupt officials, but the protests have contributed significantly to accelerate the release of the report and turn it to the judiciary.

The sources added that “the declaration of the Dawa Party, which is led by al-Maliki on his participation in an international conference to be held in the household Tehran is a camouflage to escape from Iraq for fear of prosecution on charges related to suspicions of corruption linked to him during his government over eight years.”

And Astdlt sources that al-Maliki travel to Tehran is tantamount to escape, lists the names of some of those close to him who accompanied him on this visit, and those who did not know about them, especially Srah any cultural or intellectual activity qualifies them to participate in the Ahl al-Bayt Iran Conference.

Among those close to Hussein and Yasser al-Maliki MPs in the Iraqi parliament and the prime minister head start defectors and other personalities.

Maliki said that “what happened in Mosul was a conspiracy was planned in Ankara and then the plot moved to Arbil,” the capital of the Kurdistan region in northern Iraq, in a clear indictment of Massoud Barzani, who was one of the most prominent, who demanded not to renewal of the owners for a third term as prime minister and later, in support of the efforts that resulted in his removal from office.

The present-Maliki, who served as prime minister between 2006 and 2014, in Iran since Friday, to participate in a theological conference.

He is scheduled to meet late Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, according to an official in Maliki’s office said.

The sources said that al-Maliki plans during a meeting with Khamenei and Iranian President Hassan Rowhani to ask them to put pressure on the Government of Abadi to provide immunity to him from prosecution and support in the face of his opponents, before securing a return to Iraq, which means that he will not return to Iraq before getting this vulnerability.

The Committee submitted a report to the Sunday House Speaker Saleem al-Jubouri, ensure load-Maliki and officials, politicians and former military, is responsible for the fall of the city, however, the organization in June 2014. Parliament voted Monday to transmit the report and the entire investigation file, on the judiciary.

Jubouri said that the council “voted to refer the case, including the merits of the evidence and the names,” adding that he “did not exclude a paragraph of the report and did not exclude someone.”

He said deputies in the Committee and others from a coalition of state law, which belongs to al-Maliki, that the differences have prevented the adoption of the recommendations and the names within the Commission.

As it is not reading the report in parliament on Monday session, contrary to what was promised by the President of the Council Sunday.

The organization of the Islamic state to launch on the ninth of June 2014 a major offensive on the connector, and fully controlled by the next day. He continued his attack for the organization in control of large areas of the north and west.

It collapsed and many of the pieces of the army and police in the face of the attack, and officers and soldiers withdrew from their positions, leaving their heavy weapons to the jihadists.

And it accuses many of Maliki’s opponents following the marginalization and exclusion of the right year policy when he was head of government and commander in chief of the armed forces, and analysts say it is easy to control the organization on mostly areas with a Sunni majority, for reasons of domestic political Besraath power while he was ready he and his party to contest the crucial parliamentary elections sought through which to ensure a new mandate did not complemented by having forced him internal, regional and international pressure to step down from his position at the head of the government for the benefit of his successor, the current Haider al-Abadi, who declared a war on corruption affected Maliki himself.

As his opponents accuse him of exercise broad influence in the army and security forces, in particular through the “Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Office,” and he set the officers based on political loyalty to him rather than efficiency.

The report included the names of former senior military and political officials, most prominent of Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi and Army Chief of Staff Babacar Zebari and his assistant Abboud Qanbar, the commander of the ground forces commander Ali Ghaidan and Nineveh operations Mahdi Gharrawi and governor of Nineveh province Liberation of Iraq.