Baghdad – Journal News
A source in the Sadrist movement, Tuesday, that the Prime Minister Haider Abadi agreed to most of the demands of the leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr in the meeting, which was held in Karbala in the presence of the head of the National Alliance Ammar al-Hakim.
The source told the correspondent of the “Journal News” that “the meeting of Karbala, which was held under tight security in a house in the center of the province in the presence of Prime Minister Haider Abadi and the leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr, in addition to the President of the National Alliance Ammar al-Hakim discussed the political and security situation after” .
The source added that “Sadr put forward two main demands included disarmament of the armed factions after the liberation of Mosul and restricted by the state only and change the Electoral Commission as well as the law, and Abadi expressed his approval and support for them provided that the political blocs agree on him, while the latter called for the easing of popular demonstrations During the coming period until the completion of military operations against Daqash and this is what Sadr rejected. “
The source said that “Sadr commented on the demand to stop the demonstrations that it depends on the popular position and can not prevent this right or affect the demonstrators.”
The Prime Minister Haider Abadi held a meeting, on Monday, in the province of Karbala with the leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr and the head of the National Alliance Ammar al-Hakim, while not officially announced.
It is noteworthy that the province of Karbala had already embraced (on the sixth of March of 2016) an important meeting of the National Alliance attended by Prime Minister Haider Abadi, former National Alliance leader Ibrahim al-Jaafari, along with the leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr and the Supreme Islamic Council Ammar al-Hakim.