“Al-Kazemi announces the participation of demonstrators in his government”
The National Coalition, led by Iyad Allawi, revealed today, Tuesday, the participation of “demonstrators” in the cabinet of the new government headed by Mustafa Al-Kazemi.
“The leader of the coalition, Diaa al-Muaini, told Shafaq News,” two days ago we had a meeting with the Prime Minister-designate Mustafa al-Kazimi, and we assured him that the government program is not prolonged, especially as his government is temporary focused on two points. The first is to hold early, fair and fair elections under the supervision of the United Nations, and the necessity Setting these elections by a fixed date during the government program, and they shall be less than a year after the birth of the new government.
And Al-Muaini stated that “the second point is holding the killers of the demonstrators accountable and compensating the families of the martyrs and the wounded, and the Prime Minister-designate Mustafa Al-Kazemi supports these trends and is ready to fulfill the real demands of the demonstrators, as he affirmed that his government will soon be formed, with the participation of all segments, including peaceful demonstrators.”
A source in the “Al-Fateh” coalition led by Hadi Al-Amri earlier stated to Shafaq News that prominent Shiite leaders had given the green light to Prime Minister-designate Mustafa Al-Kazemi for the freedom to choose his government.
The source said, “The Shiite forces held a meeting at the home of the head of the Alliance of Fath Hadi al-Amiri, and included the head of the State of Law Nuri al-Maliki, the head of the wisdom stream Ammar al-Hakim, the president of the Alliance of Victory Haider al-Abadi, the head of the political body of the Sadrist movement Nassar al-Rubaie, and the National Security Adviser Faleh al-Fayyad, In addition to the Prime Minister-designate Mustafa Al-Kazemi. ”
He added that “the meeting discussed the formation of the government and the testing of candidates from the Iraqi components in the ministerial cabinet.”
And the Iraqi President, Barham Salih, commissioned Al-Kazemi on April 9th to form the new government within 30 days.
Al-Kazemi has the support of most of the Shiite, Sunni, and Kurdish political forces, which makes his mission easy, unlike his predecessors Adnan al-Zarfi and Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi, who have failed to mobilize the necessary support to form a government.
The new government will succeed the government of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, who resigned in early December 2019 under pressure from popular protests calling for the departure and accountability of all political class accused of corruption and waste of state funds. Source