Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi seeks to resolve the defense portfolio quickly after last week’s parliamentary vote on the dismissal of the minister Khaled al-Obeidi.
Sources close to the prime minister confirmed (range), it is looking to provide several candidates to take over the defense ministry, referring to the candidates more fortunate is the vice present for Anbar province.
Depends on the success of these endeavors encircle the internal differences between the parties to coalition forces, in particular stuck with the coalition are united, headed by Osama Najafi, the right to substitute for Khalid al-Obeidi’s candidacy.
It revealed among Abadi Turkmen candidate for the Ministry of Commerce, while the Prime Minister continues to search for a senior officer to take over the Interior Ministry. Denied circles of candidates to take over the industry portfolio, which was occupied by a minister from the Sadr movement.
He criticized the current leader Moqtada al-Sadr, the House of Representatives, calling it “an outspoken corruption,” and gave the House 45 days to choose the independent ministers of interior and defense.
Sadr’s statement came after the parliamentary vote, last Thursday, on the dismissal of the defense minister, following the charge of my servants on corruption, which he denies the minister.
Who is the candidate of the defense?
It reveals Shi’ite lawmaker close to the prime minister for “the existence of four figures are traded their names for the position of the defense, including a prominent candidate, but it’s not from Mosul.”
MP, who spoke for (range) on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the information, he explained that “the most fortunate Almarchihn is a deputy in the current session of Anbar province”, refusing to disclose the name of that candidate.
The Anbar 11 deputies, most notably Hamid al-Mutlaq, of the National Coalition and a member of the security and defense committee, and Mohammed al-Karbouli, the head of the solution, Saadoun al-Dulaimi, demanded Kharbit, and Ghazi al-Gaood, who oversees a group of clan fighters (Albu Nimr) in Hit.
It is likely the leader of the state law that the prime minister introduced a new candidate to parliament “without any consultation of the block.” He said, adding “We will re-launch of another candidate to parliament, in an attempt technocratic character mode, but will return to coalition forces for debate in the names of certain if his efforts failed.”
The Abadi has agreed to the ministers of oil and transport, which are nominated by a coalition of citizens, headed by Ammar al-Hakim.
Obeidi correct dismissal
But the triumph of the MP-Jubouri, a member of coalition forces, asserts that “the defense portfolio is the election event of its mass, and can not be done without her consent.”
Said al-Jubouri, in connection with the (term) that “the parliament’s vote on the dismissal of the defense minister was constitutionally,” pointing out that the interpretation of Article Federal Court (61 / VIII a) of the Constitution refers to the majority of the audience at a session of withdrawal of confidence, not a majority of the members of the Board House of Representatives. Asserting that the speaker of parliament has read the decision of the court during Thursday’s session.
The article provides the following: The Council of Representatives may withdraw confidence from a minister by absolute majority, and shall be considered resigned from the date of the decision to withdraw confidence, and may not be raising the issue of confidence in a Minister except upon his or request signed by fifty members after the interpellation addressed to him, may not be issued Council decide on the request except after at least seven days from the date of submission.
The united bloc headed by Osama Najafi, which belongs to al-Obeidi, confirmed its intention to appeal at a hearing to withdraw confidence from the minister.
A statement from the united that “the process of withdrawal of confidence were not illegal, not legal basis could make it a secret way that it has,” he said, adding that “the House of Representatives did not vote on the form that has done is contrary to the rules of procedure of the House of Representatives.”
It has already been deemed a coalition Najafi, who lost the position of vice president and now the defense portfolio, questioning al-Obeidi lacks legal condition, stressing opposes interrogation with the rivalry that exists between the minister and parliament speaker.
On the other hand accuse the deputies in the reform and Secretary of Defense Front and the Prime Minister to “violation of the constitution,” al-Obeidi of the continuing work in the ministry despite the parliament’s decision for his dismissal.
Confirms MP front Abdulrahman Alloizi that “Article 61 / Eighth, confirm that the minister is an article from the moment the decision of his dismissal.”
And it refers Alloizi told (long) yesterday that “the expulsion decision had actually happened after the parliamentary vote, and the prime minister took up the post of acting pending the submission of a new candidate, otherwise it will be considered a constitutional violation.”
Allawi accept trade
The mass of the national coalition, a subsidiary of Iyad Allawi, until recently, demanding the portfolio of the Ministry of Defense, in exchange for giving up the Ministry of Commerce.
And enables Abadi, recently, to pass five ministers, but failed to push a candidate for the Ministry of Commerce after the withdrawal of the parties in the National Alliance.
And reveals the deputy in the state law for “agreement” between the prime minister and leader of the National Coalition, Iyad Allawi, to choose the former minister Mufti Torhan for the position of the Ministry of Commerce, which is the share of Allawi’s bloc.
Mufti, a Turkoman figure is within the national coalition, and served as Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Acting Minister of Communications in the previous government time.
The Allawi bloc has fallen recently, its claim to the portfolio of the Ministry of Defense, in exchange for the ministries of industry and trade together, and threatened to withdraw from the political process if he got the opposite.
Decline Turaihi name
That was left to the Prime Minister is the Ministry of Industry, which did not leak information about the candidates for the taking, and the Ministry of Interior, which sticks out of the Badr Organization, poses MP Qasim al-Araji, head of its parliamentary faction, as a substitute for the minister resigned.
Confirms MP Abdulrahman Alloizi that “al-Araji hugely admissibility within the parliament to take over the interior, but the prime minister refuses to put his name.”
In confirmation of this, says MP who is close to Ebadi that the recent “Dabbagh giving the internal position of the leaders of the Badr except Hadi al-Amiri, who refuses to office for concern preparations Battle of Mosul.”
He said deputy state law that “the prime minister looking for a senior officer to a person of the Ministry of Interior,” he dropped the fortunes of the former Baghdad Governor Hussein Tahan to fill the position, for reasons not mentioned.
It has been speculated over the past few days, the miller name put forward for the post of interior minister.
He was arrested on the miller, 2014, against the backdrop of a ruling Bseas for two years on charges of corruption. Tahan and served as governor of Baghdad in 2005 after the assassination of his predecessor, Ali al-Haidari.
Misdemeanor court issued Rusafa prison sentence on aggravated Tahan after being convicted of “deliberate damage to public money” in the month of June 2014.