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Abadi Is Close To Making A Historic Decision
Iraqi sources said Saturday that Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced his break-up with the Islamic Dawa Party because of disagreements with leaders and a second alliance with the Al-Nasr bloc and others led by Moqtada al-Sadr and other political forces.
The sources told «life», that «the religious authority in Najaf and the leader of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr has the same view on the candidate to the prime minister, and if the Dawa Party must be independent and outside the custody of his party».
She pointed out that «the match between the reference and the chest does not mean they agreed on this in practice, but a common orientation», stressing that «Abbadi is aware of this trend has not yet made his decision, but close to that waiting to deal with the implications of that with his party».
And revealed «differences on the position of the party from the alliance with others, led by Sadr, who ranked first in the parliamentary elections».
The sources said that «the axis of Vice President Nuri al-Maliki within the Dawa Party completely refuses to enter the list of victory in an alliance with others, because of Sadr’s position of the leader of the rule of law and the Secretary General of the party (ie al-Maliki).
According to leaks learned by «life», «a breakfast Ramadan included the last leaders of the invitation saw verbal arguments regarding the rejection of the requirement to remove the prime minister candidate from his party».
But the leader of the party Saad Almtalibi admitted in a press statement, that «the alliance of Sawson was the establishment of impossible conditions for dialogue with us, such as Maliki’s apology from the people of Mosul, because of the occupation of the organization of the terrorist calls their city.
Therefore, there are no dialogues with others and this is their choice, they wanted to get away from us, and we are not who moved away ».
On the other hand, al-Maliki’s office denied in a statement in response to journalists’ questions addressed to him, regarding the information about his position on the appointment of the next prime minister, that «does not nominate anyone and does not object to the nomination of anyone to the position bar to come within the legal context».
At the same time, he objected to any candidate who would circumvent the election results and the legal context.
Article Credit: Shafaaq.com (Special Thanks to Charles Bright)
BGG ~ If this is public – Abadi is close to making his deal… if this is the alliance, IMHO – you can stick a FORK in Maliki. He’s done. However, there are lots of discussions going on and plenty of leveraging. Stay tuned.
After the surprise of Sadr (winning)… Iraqi Prime Minister receives a surprise candidate from the Allawi family
A few weeks after the announcement of the final results by the Electoral Commission in Iraq, and although the talks have not yet led to the formation of major blocs to resolve the name of the next prime minister, but the names of several candidates for candidates at the head of the government is expected to Iraqis.
In this context, sources close to the coalition of the conquest and the rule of law, the lack of veto by the reference Najaf to nominate Ali Allawi for the post of prime minister of the next government, as acceptable by the United States and Iran, which have an impact on the political decisions of most blocks.
Allawi, who is not a member of any party, was born in Baghdad in 1947. He holds an MBA from Harvard University and an investment expert at the World Bank and has contributed to the creation of a number of investment banking companies.
Allawi served as the finance minister of the Iraqi Governing Council in 2004. He was the last alternate member of the Iraqi Governing Council. He was also the first acting civilian defense minister in addition to his duties as minister of trade in the interim government of Iraq in 2005 and was elected as a member of the National Assembly.
Informed sources revealed yesterday that the leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr may put his cousin Jaafar al-Sadr as a candidate for prime minister.
Abadi and the second state for its part, said Al-Arabiya in a report that former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki had welcomed the merger of the coalition victory and law, but without preconditions. The source added that Maliki informed Abadi the possibility of putting his name among several candidates for prime minister, and that his nomination as a candidate or one is unacceptable.
The source also confirmed that al-Abbadi’s visit to al-Maliki took place before he went to meet with Moqtada al-Sadr last week, pointing out that Abadi did not find strong support from al-Maliki and Sadr, as Sadr set conditions for his support for his second term, Abadi may not be able to implement.
It is noteworthy that the close results of the legislative elections held on 12 May, had the strongest impact in the meeting of political opponents, as the inability of any bloc to form the largest bloc alone or even in alliance with another put everyone before the option of forgetting the former hostility, convergence Even between opposites and adversaries in order to form a government.
A meeting between Khamis al-Khangar, the leader of the Iraqi Alliance, who was accused of supporting terrorism and undermining state security in Maliki’s government, was reported. Hadi al-Amiri, leader of the al-Fath Alliance of the Popular Rally, said Saturday morning.
While the meeting was denied at the outset by some leaders of the crowd, but the Badr Organization did not deny that, considering that there are no red lines or legal impediments to those accepted in the national framework.
Article Credit: Shafaaq.com
BGG ~ Important to note, while interesting – this article is slightly older than the first one. Like I said – lots of “leveraging” going on…