Intervention by US President George W. Bush’s envoy to the international coalition, Brett McGurk, in the formation of a new Iraqi government has sparked a Shiite-Shiite rift in Shi’ite political houses, a senior political source said on Thursday.
The sources said the “Al-Gharab Press”, “The Shiite political blocs disturbed by the interventions of McGork in the file to form a new government and impose visions on him and transformed his role from military security to a political,” indicating that “McGork transferred to the meeting of Iraqi political leaders, the desire of President Donald Trump to form An Iraqi government that includes all communities in Iraq. ”
“McGork is trying to create a Shiite Shiite sedition by informing the leaders of the political blocs that Washington’s only choice for prime minister for a second term is Haider al-Abadi,” adding that “McGork threatened the Iraqi political blocs to form a so-called national salvation government in Iraq headed by Abadi in case not renewed For a second term. ”
The sources said that “the Shiite political blocs say in their meetings in private chambers that the formation of a national salvation government is a coup by the rebels on the Constitution and the political process to eliminate the democratic experience,” asserting that “political figures brought the draft of the National Salvation Government to a number of embassies of foreign countries in Baghdad And this is what prompted the Shiite political blocs to meet (secretly) to prepare for what may happen in the coming days. ”
The sources said that informed political sources told “Al-Gharab Press” that Washington is moving to prevent the areas of overthrow Abadi from the second term and that McGurk met with Abbadi and assured him the support of the US administration in his renewal for a second term, and refused movements of the Shiite blocs, Sunni and Kurdish to replace Abadi and prevent the second mandate .
McGork has been on constant visits to Iraq since the start of the war in 2014 and until today, since his visits since the liberation of Mosul has been transformed from remnants of military to political.
It is noteworthy that MacGorek recently met with the President of the National Alliance Ammar al-Hakim, the Speaker of the House of Representatives Salim al-Jubouri, and Vice President Osama Najafi, and the head of the Arab project Khamis Khanjar, and the Secretary-General of the Party of the solution Mohammed Karbouli, Massoud Barzani, and other political figures, and discussed with them the formation of the majority government National representative of all components of the Iraqi people.