Al-Sadr gives his opponents the opportunity to form a government: You have 40 days

Al-Sadr gives his opponents the opportunity to form a government: You have 40 days

Posted, 2022-04-01 10:48

Al-Sadr gives his opponents the opportunity to form a government: You have 40 daysShafaq News/ The leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, announced this Thursday evening, his withdrawal and the Sadrist bloc from negotiations to elect the president of the republic and form the expected government, and gave way to the coordination framework for negotiation with the political forces in this regard.

Al-Sadr said in a tweet on Twitter, which was followed by Shafak News Agency, “It is a blessing that God has bestowed upon me that enabled me to be the largest winning bloc in the elections, but rather an unprecedented victory, then we made the largest Shiite bloc or alliance, then who should be the first to He succeeds in forming the largest national bloc (Save the Homeland) and nominating a prime minister acceptable to all, and I will not dispense with that, praise be to God, Lord of the Worlds.

And he added, “These alliances bothered a lot, so they obstructed and are still obstructing, and in order for Iraq not to remain without a government, and the security, economic, service and other conditions deteriorate, here I am giving (the blocking third) an opportunity to negotiate with all the blocs without exception to form a national majority government, without the Sadrist bloc, From the first day of the month of Ramadan to the ninth of the holy month of Shawwal.

Al-Sadr concluded by saying, “To that day, I ask you to pray and accept obedience, and the loved ones in the Sadrist bloc should not interfere with that, either positively or negatively.”

And yesterday, Wednesday, the Iraqi parliament failed for the third time in a row to hold a session to elect a new president for the country.

Parliament has previously held two sessions, one of them after the election of the Presidency of the House of Representatives on the seventh of last February, and the other on the twenty-sixth of this March. The Kurdistan Democratic Party, the Sovereignty Alliance), and the coordinating framework that includes Shiite political forces.

The election of the President of the Republic requires a quorum in which the presence of representatives constitutes two-thirds of their number, that is, more than 220 deputies out of 329, which was not achieved due to the boycott of the coordination framework that represents prominent Shiite parties, such as the State of Law bloc and the Al-Fateh Alliance, the umbrella under which the loyalist popular mobilization factions fall under. for Iran.

After the failure to achieve a quorum in yesterday’s session, the prominent leader in the coordination framework, leader of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki, said in a tweet on Twitter, which was followed by Shafak News Agency, “The coordination framework alliance and its allies confirmed the strength of the guarantor third, which was proven today by preventing the holding of a session prepared by it. dangerous frame.

He added, “We have prepared an initiative paper to find a solution to the situation of suffocation, after it was confirmed that the tripartite alliance did not come forward with an initiative to find realistic solutions that would ensure the political process from collapsing.”

Also yesterday, Wednesday, the leader of the Al-Fateh Alliance Hadi Al-Amiri said in an interview with reporters after a meeting in his office of the forces boycotting the parliament session, “We believe that the path of breaking wills and excluding other parties will not lead to the stability of Iraq. solution to the political impasse.

But the response of the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, yesterday, Wednesday, was decisive in his position on thwarting the achievement of the quorum for the session, as he said in a tweet on Twitter, which was followed by Shafak News Agency, addressing the coordination framework, “I will not agree with you, because consensus means the end of the country, not all consensus.” its forms.

He stressed, “What you call a political blockage is easier than agreeing with you and better than sharing the cake with you. There is no good in a consensus government,” asking, “How will you agree with the blocs while you are attacking all the components and all the partners that you are trying to win over to your settlement.”

Following Al-Sadr’s tweet, the representative of the Sadrist bloc, Haider Al-Haddad Al-Khafaji, warned the Shiite coordination framework against continuing political maneuvers with the aim of disrupting the formation of the next Iraqi government.

And he said in a post on Facebook, followed by Shafak News Agency, “What I want to say is, at a time when the other party has exhausted all its political weapons in obstructing the formation of a government that is not based on quotas, the tripartite alliance has so far not started using its political and legal weapons, because al-Sadr has not He is still trying to save the people from their ordeal with the least amount of animosity with the other.”

He added, “If he had to wave the slightest of it, others would have entered into the majority project, alone and in droves, fearing for their political future.