Iraqi minister reveals specifications stipulated by Sadr to the next prime minister

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 06:59:19


A senior Iraqi government minister said on Saturday that the Shiite blocs have entered the stage of searching for a prime minister other than Haider Abadi.

The new Arab quoted the minister as saying that the dispute has now moved from the subject of alliances and who is the right group to form the government to the issue of compatibility between my list, "Fatah", led by Hadi al-Ameri and "Surun", led by Moqtada al-Sadr, the post of prime minister, A government bornwithout one party will not last a few months.

He stressed that the current dispute is Sadr's insistence on naming an independent Shiite prime minister that does not belong to any party or bloc, in the sense of allegiance or party affiliation, and has an economic background, while the opposing camp, represented by Hahdi al-Amiri, opposes this trend, .

He pointed out that the threat of Sadr, last Thursday, to go to the opposition came after receiving a response to reject the specifications of the Prime Minister by the other side, describing the current situation complex and open to many scenarios.

The new parliament failed to elect a president during the first session, which was held on the third of this month, amid chaos that prevailed as a result of the widespread disagreement on the "parliamentary bloc the most numerous," which will be charged with forming a new government.

Where the Sunnis take the presidency of parliament, the Kurds the presidency of the republic, and the Shiite prime minister, under a political agreement in place since the overthrow of the regime of Saddam Hussein, in 2003.