Abadi: Sistani is the one who ousted Nuri al-Maliki as prime minister

Abadi: Sistani is the one who ousted Nuri al-Maliki as prime minister

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 06:29:40

Abadi - Sistani is the one who ousted Nuri al-Maliki as prime ministerFormer Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Friday that the intervention to change the former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is the supreme religious authority Ali al-Sistani, calling for not to close the file of rigging the elections of the House of Representatives.

“There was an internal problem in Iraq between the political blocs,” Abadi said during his participation in an out-of-border program on NARTV on March 29, 2019. “There was an internal crisis that can not face an enemy like Da’ash Iraq’s existence is at risk of a severe internal crisis that must unite the country towards this confrontation. ”

“For all these reasons, the Sistani authority intervened personally to resolve the matter by choosing a new prime minister, and this is what has decided the situation with the latter,” he said.

He explained that “the reference Sistani sent a clear message himself to the need to change the prime minister and the selection of a new prime minister.”

“Sistani has given three tasks to the new prime minister, which is to eliminate the oppressor, fight sectarianism and fight the division of Iraq, which are three main objectives to carry out during his term.”

On the rigging of the elections, Abadi said, “We have heard serious reports from Iraqi regulators, including financial control, the Integrity Commission, national security, intelligence agencies, and other parties. It speaks of systematic and coordinated fraud by political and political parties, not arbitrary fraud. An investigation by these regulators, has filed a sharp report, but this report was not final need to achieve, calling for the continuation of the investigation and the closure of the file. ”

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