Thursday Evening Iraq Parliament News Highlights 9-22-22
Hammam Hammoudi: The Framework Seeks A Full-Fledged And Acceptable Government Preparing For Elections In Iraq
Shafaq News/ The head of the Iraqi Islamic Supreme Council, Hammam Hammoudi, confirmed on Wednesday that the coordinating framework, which includes Shiite political forces, seeks to form a government in Iraq with full and acceptable powers, preparing for early elections in the country.
This came during his meeting with Elbrus Kutrashev, the Russian ambassador in Baghdad, and they discussed political developments and ways to enhance stability and overcome crises, according to a statement issued by Hammoudi’s office.
During the meeting, Hammoudi indicated that the framework forces are seeking to find a government with full powers, acceptable to all, to prepare for new elections, and to serve the people according to a sober program, stressing that the current crisis is still within safe limits, and that everyone is keen on dialogue and maintaining community peace. .
The two sides discussed Russian economic cooperation with Iraq, the expansion of investment activity, the repercussions of the war in Ukraine, and opportunities for stability in the Middle East, according to the statement. LINK
The Democratic Party Requires A Dialogue With The Sadrists To Hold The Parliament Session
2022-09-22 05:23 Shafaq News/ Today, Wednesday, the Kurdistan Democratic Party stressed the need to hold a dialogue with the Sadrist movement to hold the parliament session, pointing to the weight of the movement inside and outside the parliament.
The party’s deputy, Sabah Sobhi, told Shafaq News Agency, that the Kurdistan Democratic Party insists on the basic idea, which is to hold any session of the House of Representatives that needs a dialogue with the Sadrist movement.
He pointed out that the resumption of Parliament sessions needs political stability and agreement with the Sadrist movement, pointing out that the Sadrists made up 73 seats and had a great and strong weight, both inside and outside Parliament.
He stressed that there is no specific date for the parliament’s sessions, adding that we hope that a political agreement will be reached in order to set a road map and to resume the parliament’s sessions.
Members of the coordination framework are deliberating that there is an agreement with Parliament Speaker Muhammad al-Halbousi to hold a session to elect the president of the republic and assign framework candidate Muhammad al-Sudani to form a government. LINK
Macron Announces His Support For Al-Kazemi’s Initiative For Dialogue And Urges The Iraqi Forces To Communicate
Shafaq News/ French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Wednesday his support for Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi’s initiative for dialogue to resolve the current political crisis.
This came during a meeting between Macron and Al-Kazemi, within the framework of Al-Kazemi’s bilateral meetings on the sidelines of his participation in the United Nations General Assembly meetings held in New York, according to a statement received by Shafaq News Agency.
The meeting discussed bilateral relations between the two friendly countries and ways of developing them in various fields and levels, as well as a number of regional and international issues and files of common interest.
The meeting dealt with prospects of joint cooperation between the two countries in the fields of security and combating terrorism, and the emphasis on strengthening economic cooperation in various fields, foremost of which are energy, renewable energy, and investment.
The meeting discussed the necessity of preparing for the holding of the Baghdad 2 Conference for Cooperation and Partnership, as well as Iraq’s prominent role in the region and its efforts to enhance security in it through a policy of calm and convergence of views, in a way that enhances the stability of Iraq and the region and the prosperity of its peoples.
The meeting also witnessed a discussion of Al-Kazemi’s efforts to find outlets to solve the current political crisis, and the national dialogue initiative, for which the French president expressed his support, stressing the need to urge Iraqi political forces towards communication and dialogue within the political process and the auspices of the constitution, according to the statement. LINK
“Extension”: We Will Not Participate In A Partisan Government Formed By The Coordination Framework
Shafaq News/ The “Extension” parliamentary bloc confirmed, on Wednesday, that it will not participate in any “partisan” government that it intends to form the comprehensive coordinating framework for Shiite forces, with the exception of the Sadrist movement, while noting that the consensus government is the one who destroyed Iraq.
The head of the bloc, Haider al-Salami, told Shafaq News Agency, “The extension movement opposes any quota or partisan government, and any government that will be formed by the coordination framework, we will not participate in it, because it is the quota governments that destroyed the country.”
He added, “If there is an intention to form an independent government, its features appear in the government program. If it is acceptable, we will support this program with our role in the opposition and the government’s control over the implementation of the program.”
Yesterday, Tuesday, the candidate for the coordination framework to head the next government, Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani, met with a number of deputies in the parliament building to explain his government program.
Al-Sudani’s office said in a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, “The meeting took place at the invitation of a number of deputies representing different political blocs, and they were directed to Al-Sudani to discuss the course of events, stand on the latest political developments, exchange ideas, visions and proposals regarding the ministerial program and the relationship that should be between Parliament and the government.” “.
After the meeting, a well-informed political source said that the “Extension” movement is considering the dismissal of one of its deputies in Parliament because of his attendance at the meeting of the coordination framework candidate to head the next government, Muhammad Shiaa al-Sudani.
The source told Shafaq News Agency, “Extension is studying the dismissal of Representative Hamid Al-Shiblawi from its membership, against the background of his attendance at the joint deliberative meeting that was held today inside the parliament building for a group of deputies with the candidate of the coordination framework for the prime minister, Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani.” LINK
The Iranian President Confirms His Support For The Formation Of A Stable Iraqi Government And Praises Al-Kazemi
Shafaq News/ The Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi met today, Tuesday, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ibrahim Raisi, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly held in New York, where they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, and ways to enhance them, and discussed the most prominent regional issues of common interest.
This came according to a statement issued by Al-Kazemi’s media office, which was received by Shafak News Agency, adding that the meeting touched on Iraq’s prominent role in achieving the security and stability of the region, by resolving differences between countries based on the policy of dialogue and calm, and convergence of views, in order to achieve peaceful solutions. in the region.
The two sides stressed, according to the statement, the importance of continuing bilateral cooperation between the two neighboring countries, in various fields, especially economic, security, cultural, and energy, and high coordination to confront climate changes, and speed up work on the agreement concluded between the two countries on addressing climate challenges that the whole world is witnessing.
President Raisi affirmed his support for the formation of a stable Iraqi government, and praised Al-Kazemi’s initiative for national dialogue to overcome political crises. LINK
Will The Next Parliament Session Witness The Return Of The Sadrists?
Political | 01:08 – 09/22/2022 Special – Mawazine News, today, Thursday, legal expert Ali Al-Tamimi revealed the possibility of the Sadrist movement’s deputies returning after the Federal Court’s decision on the 28th next.
Al-Tamimi said in an exclusive interview with “Mawazine News” that “it is not possible to speculate on the decisions of the Federal Court at all, and that there are a number of legal possibilities that may result from the matter,” noting that “if the Federal Court decides to reject the case, all matters are considered finished in this file.” “.
He added, “If the court decides that the resignation should be voted on, Parliament must do so, and here the matter must be presented to Parliament for a vote, and if the vote is taken, the resignations are accepted while retaining the new representatives.”
He continued, “If the resigning representatives refuse to return to Parliament even after the decision of the Federal Court without voting on the resignation, here they remain as members of Parliament.” Ended 29 / M 99 https://www.mawazin.net/Details.aspx?jimare=206167
Parliamentary Extension: We Support Moving Towards Early Elections
409 The parliamentary extension bloc confirmed, let it move towards early elections.
The head of the bloc, Representative Haider Al-Salami, said in a press statement that “the extension movement presented, during the previous period, an initiative to form an emergency government, or to form an interim government that would prepare for early elections and pass important legislation legislation that affects the lives of citizens, the most important of which is the general budget law.”
Al-Salami added: “We support the move towards early elections, whether according to the current election law or an amended law that guarantees the integrity of the voters’ votes and not in the interest of political parties and forces.”
He explained that “the current election law is an acceptable law, and it can achieve better results if the groups of the people contribute to raising the percentage of participation in the general suffrage, and thus the arrival of the largest number of independent figures to change the equation within Parliament.” LINK
Al-Fateh The Reason For Not Holding The Parliament Session Is Due To The Absence Of Agreement On The Presidential Candidate
Today, Thursday, Fadel Jaber, a member of the Al-Fateh Alliance, confirmed that the Kurds’ failure to resolve the file of the Presidency of the Republic will delay the convening of the parliament session.
Jaber said in a press statement that “the two Kurdish parties, until this moment, have not resolved the issue of the presidency, as the Kurdistan Democratic Party adheres to its candidate, Riber Ahmed, and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan adheres to its candidate, Barham Salih.”
He added, “The failure of the Kurds to resolve the file of the Presidency of the Republic will delay the convening of the parliament session dedicated to choosing the President of the Republic, and this matter is not in the interest of the country.”
He continued, “It is clear that there is no real desire by the political blocs to get out of the crisis, because there is no acceleration in understandings, resolving outstanding issues between the parties, and taking decisions quickly, whether with regard to setting a date for Al-Sadr’s visit or announcing the date of the parliament session.” LINK
Deputy: Al-Sudani Raised 3 Issues During His Meeting In Parliament
The deputy of the State of Law coalition, Muhammad Al-Shammari, confirmed, on Wednesday, that the coordination framework has about 180 deputies in order to pass his candidate, Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani, to head the government, indicating that the meeting with Al-Sudani came to present his government program.
Al-Shammari said in a televised interview, “The meeting with Al-Sudani came to present his government program, and the audience represented all political blocs.”
He added that “Al-Sudani touched on three main issues: services, water, and the economy, and the meeting was legislative, and he did not talk about the political crisis at all.”
He pointed out that “Al-Sudani’s initiative to attend parliament did not occur in previous sessions,” noting that the framework is coherent despite attempts to dismantle it, and he did not completely close the doors of dialogue with the current despite his possession of more than 180 deputies, but he adheres to consensus with everyone. LINK
Iraq And The UAE Discuss Strengthening Relations And Developments In The Arab Region
Policy 2022-09-22 | 05:46 281 views The statement indicated that “Abdullah bin Zayed reiterated his support for security and stability.” Iraq We always strive to increase the volume of cooperation with Iraq We will contribute to reconstruction, construction, and increased investment by Iraq”. LINK