Maliki and Najafi agree to resolve naming defense minister as soon as possible

Agreed Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki with House Speaker Osama Nujaifi to resolve named defense minister.

A statement by the Prime Minister’s Office has received all of Iraq [where] a copy of it on Wednesday that “al-Maliki discussed during a meeting in his office Najafi and views on various domestic issues and the status of the region, especially relations with neighboring countries, and emphasized the need for cooperation and coordination between the executive and legislative branches including accelerates process development services and reconstruction in the country. “

“It was during the meeting to continue the policy emphasis Iraq, calling for the establishment of good relations based on mutual respect and non-interference in the internal affairs with all countries, especially neighboring countries.”

The statement noted that “the two sides stressed the need Arbitration Constitution to solve internal differences and resorting to dialogue and understanding as a way to resolve all issues, as agreed on the nomination of the characters’ names appropriate to the Ministry of Defence as soon as the submission to the Prime Minister to be taken necessary action.”

It is said that the security ministries are still vacant and managed by Acting Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to the Ministry of Interior and Saadoun al-Dulaimi, the Ministry of Defense and Faleh al-Fayad, the Ministry of National Security, due to political differences on the candidates to assume those positions.

He guessed observers that the meeting between House Speaker leader of the Iraqi List, Osama Nujaifi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki after his visit to Turkey may carry mediation between the Iraqi government and its Turkish counterpart, especially after the strained relations between the two sides on the back of a visit by Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmed Davutoglu to Kurdistan and Kirkuk province without the knowledge Baghdad, sparking the ire of recent and threatened to revise relations with Ankara.