History of edits:: 08/02/2016 15:09
Re Information Office of the Parliament Speaker Salim al – Jubouri, the decision of Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi to prevent travel to figures that were accused Defense Minister Khaled al – Obeidi of corruption, including al – Jubouri.
The press office of the parliament speaker Khaled Nasser , director, in a statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, that ” the decision to ban the travel of any citizen carries beside the Iraqi travel is the prerogative solely of the Iraqi judiciary,” explaining that ” the judiciary resort to take such decisions when there will be lawsuits filed against a particular person sees eliminating the need to prevent him from traveling until the investigation is completed and everyone must respect the Iraqi judiciary under Article 15 of the Iraqi Constitution and Article 37 of him. ”
Nasser stressed” it is so far not brought a lawsuit against any name from the names that mentioned by the Minister of defense, and therefore does not exist against the issue and did not issue a decision to prevent them from traveling. ”
and issued a Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi injunction prohibiting travel outside Parliament Speaker Salim al – Jubouri, deputies and officials listed charges and defense Minister Khaled al – Obeidi them of corruption.
a statement by the prime minister ‘s office received [where] a copy of it, that “the Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi issued an order, the temporary prohibition of travel of the Lord their name in the interrogation of the House of Representatives on Monday, 01/08/2016 in order to investigate the validity of the allegations and that the seriousness of the charges contained”, and expressed forces Union reservations about the procedure and considered “outside the competence and jurisdiction.”
the defense Minister Khaled al – Obeidi, was accused in the interrogation at the parliamentary session on Monday , parliament Speaker Salim al – Jubouri and deputies to exercise extortion to pass arming decades around suspicions of corruption worth millions of dollars.
Obeidi said al – Jubouri , “March political blackmail to pass operations arming and buy cars for transmission to those close to him for the purpose of obtaining kickbacks to Iraqi blood account for decades. ”
Jubouri and strongly denied accusations the defense minister , ” calling it ” the play to thwart his interrogation , ” declaring that he would “sue – Obeidi to these accusations and hauling raised by the Commission on Public integrity to investigate them.”
Jubouri said, he will be in court and that he would not preside over the meetings of parliament until check his innocence of the charges of corruption.
for his part , the face of Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi integrity Commission to investigate the allegations raised in the questioning of the Minister of Defence in the House of Representatives hearing on the corrupted files and is cooperating with committees to verify the House of Representatives on the subject and not one is above the law. ”