Ayn Al Iraq News

Abdul-Mahdi tells the political blocs that he will “not stay for one minute in office” after 30 days

Former Deputy Prime Minister Bahaa Al-Araji revealed on Wednesday that resigned Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi told the political blocs not to stay in the position “one minute” after 30 days, indicating that the President of the Republic Barham Saleh He will replace him according to the constitution.

Al-Araji said in a tweet on his Twitter site, “After meeting yesterday with the Prime Minister-designate of the resigned, the second informed the political blocs that he will not continue in office for even a minute after 30 days from the date of the assignment.”

Al-Araji added, “By this, the President of the Republic replaces him according to Article 81 of the Constitution,” considering that “this is a way to pressure those blocs to accept Allawi’s methodology of reform.”

On Tuesday, the head of the caretaker government, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, discussed with Prime Minister-designate Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi efforts to form the government.

A statement issued by Abdul-Mahdi’s office stated that “deliberations took place in the developments in the country and the peaceful movement and supported efforts to form the new government and emphasized the need for cooperation of all forces to facilitate the task of the Prime Minister-designate in expediting the selection of the cabinet and strengthening the work of state institutions.” Source