Policy 2018/05/20 22:04 348
Baghdad today – Baghdad
The leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr agreed with the head of the Fatah faction Hadi al-Amiri to form a “patriarchal” government that reflects the aspirations of the people.
A statement issued by Sadr’s office said that he met at his residence in Baghdad, the head of Badr Organization and head of the opening list, Mr. Hadi al-Amiri.
The statement said that the meeting “discussed the developments of the political process in the country and the results of the parliamentary elections for 2018, and stressed the need to speed up the formation of a patriarchal government as soon as possible to be able to provide services to the people and express their legitimate aspirations.”
Sadr stressed on “the need to be a decision to form a national decision and the importance of the participation of all the winning blocs that follow a national path in forming the next government.”
In turn, Al-Amiri reiterated during the meeting his congratulations to Sadr on the victory achieved by the coalition to pass the parliamentary elections in the first place.
Baghdad was today alone revealed the meeting hours before the hours where the source is likely to, on Sunday, a meeting between the leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr and the leader of the Fatah alliance Hadi al-Amiri, and some of the leaders of the coalition.
The source, who declined to be named for (Baghdad today), said that “today will witness a meeting that brings together alliance with the Alliance of conquest, to discuss future alliances and the formation of the largest bloc, for the purpose of forming a new Iraqi government.”
On Sunday night, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the leader of the Sadrist movement held a meeting in Baghdad in which he congratulated the Iraqi people for holding the elections on time and thanked the security forces that protected the voters and maintained their neutrality.
Abadi called on “all blocs to accept the results and follow the legal means of objections and called on the Commission to consider them.”
“The meeting with Mr. Moqtada al-Sadr is to work together to speed up the formation of the government and the next government will be strong and provide services and job opportunities, improve living standards and fight corruption,” he said.
Abadi said, “The meeting witnessed a convergence of views on the need to accommodate everyone.”
“The meeting is a reassuring message that the next government is a fatherly and caring for all the people,” he said, adding that “our hand is extended to all those who build the homeland and be an Iraqi decision.” He stressed the importance of speeding up the formation of a government that takes into account the aspirations of our people.