It raged again between Sadr and Maliki
It raged again between Sadr and Maliki
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi President Fuad Masum has pledged his commitment to the new parliament’s call for a new parliament, while fierce rivalry between two Shi’ite factions has intensified the formation of a larger parliamentary bloc to name the new prime minister amid a frantic race to attract Sunni and Kurdish parties.
During a meeting with US Ambassador to Baghdad Douglas Seelman, Masoum stressed that the parliament’s elected call would be in accordance with the constitution and the laws in force.
He also renewed his commitment to abide by the constitutional deadlines during meetings with both his deputy Nuri al-Maliki, leader of the “coalition of state law,” and Hadi al-Amiri, leader of the alliance «Fatah» and national security adviser Faleh al-Fayadh, head of the coalition «bid» Almnawi in the coalition «victory», Coalition and join Maliki’s coalition.
According to article 55 of the Iraqi Constitution, the President of the Republic must issue a decree within 15 days from the date of ratification of the election results (on the nineteenth of this month), in which the new parliament convenes, chaired by the oldest member, to elect the President of the Council and his deputies by the absolute majority. Extension.
The Parliament must elect a President of the Republic with a two-thirds majority of its members. The new President shall nominate the candidate of the most numerous parliamentary bloc to form the Council of Ministers within 15 days from the date of the election of the President of the Republic. If the prime minister does not succeed in his mission, the president will nominate another candidate for prime minister within 15 days.
Al-Arabiya TV quoted an adviser to Maasoum as saying that the decree calling for parliament to be convened will be issued today.
The two parties were divided into two parties, the first of which included Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Muqtada al-Sadr and Ammar al-Hakim. The leader of the National Coalition, Iyad Allawi, joined them and the latter included Maliki and Hadi al-Amiri, seeking to attract Sunni and Kurdish parties to prevent Sadr from announcing the largest bloc.
Nadhim al-Abadi, a leader of Sadr’s alliance, said members of the “State of Law” and “National Axis” (Sunni) joined the Sadr-Abadi-Hakim alliance. “The nucleus of the Save the Nation bloc is with us wisdom, patriotism and victory. There is understanding and engagement with the coalition of Kurdish forces and parties to reach the final details of the comprehensive map of the coalition that will lead the formation of the new government,” he said.
“There is a possibility that we will be joined by members of the state of law, because there is no red line on them, except for Nuri al-Maliki, because we have a reservation on his performance during his lean years. And I expect that some of the brothers of the alliance will join the conquest », pointing out that« the bulk of the national axis will come to save the homeland, except Khamis Dagger, the existence of reservations on his person, and his previous political positions ».
Kazem al-Abadi said, “the announcement of the largest bloc in the next few hours on the basis of data,” stressing that «the government of the rescue of the homeland will include honest competencies under the tight control of others and the block to save the homeland».
To this, the alliance «National Axis» yesterday that it will discuss the results of his meetings with the blocks during a meeting of its leaders, denying any decision or make promises on the formation of the largest bloc.
“The coalition is continuing with all the blocs,” coalition spokesman Abdul-Malik al-Husseini said in a statement.
The Kurdish opposition forces formed a coalition to negotiate the formation of the new Iraqi government. The National Axis coalition, composed of Sunni forces, confirmed that its talks with the Kurds were “at an advanced stage,” paving the way for a “state rebuilding” pact.
The leaders of the “Change” blocs and the parties of the Union and the Islamic Group and the Alliance for Democracy and Justice led by Barham Salih told a press conference that a meeting was held in Sulaymaniyah yesterday. “The agreement on the formation of a joint parliamentary alliance in the federal parliament, The rights of the people of Kurdistan in the negotiations to form a government in terms of constitutional rights and normalization of the situation in the disputed areas, and to develop radical solutions to the differences between the governments of Erbil and Baghdad, through the guarantee of a fair constitutional partnership, and adjust the course of the political process in the country,