Parliamentary defense calling on the government “to investigate” armament deals signed in “the era of al-Maliki.”


Meet Abadi and the Committee of the parliamentary security and defense


Author: AT, HH, MK
Editor: the AT, HH 6.8.2016 12:51 Number of Views: 512




Long-Presse / Baghdad

Called on the security and defense committee in the House of Representatives, on Saturday, the central government to open “immediate investigation deals armament” signed by the Ministries of Defense and Interior during the previous years, and stressed the need to call an expert in financial matters and specialists in the integrity “to make sure the final accounts for those contracts,” with it attributed the reasons for opening those files to uncover “the facts and issues of corruption under the previous government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.”

A member of the committee, Majid al-Gharawi, in an interview with (long-Presse), said that “the security and defense committee calling for the government to open an investigation fair and transparent in all previous contracts concluded in the ministries of interior and defense,” stressing “the need for the government assisted by experts in the financial control departments debt the relevant body to ensure the integrity of the final accounts of the two ministries. “

He Ghraoui, that “the aim of the investigation was to show the facts and expose the corruption that occurred in the time of the previous government,” Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.

The capital Baghdad and 10 Iraqi provinces are (Babil, Karbala, Najaf and Diwaniya, Muthanna, Dhi Qar, Wasit, Maysan, Basra and Diyala) is witnessing massive demonstrations since August 2015 to condemn the poor services and corruption in government institutions and the judiciary, resulting in many of the reforms announced by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, while protesters say that these reforms “marginal and unimportant and did not check” their goals.


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