Thursday, May 24, 2018
Poster for Muqtada al-Sadr in Baghdad
Baghdad Nahal Kabbani
The leader of the wisdom movement Ammar al-Hakim , that consultations on the formation of the next government is moving positively, noting that it will not be an Iranian government or an American, but an Iraqi government.Hakim said during a press conference in Kuwait that “consultations on the formation of the Iraqi government is moving positively,” pointing out that “the Sadrists are a key ally of us not today, but for many years, and we believe that this alliance can be a solid nucleus.”
“We are very keen in the dimensions of Iraq from any regional or international hubs, so Iraq remains for the Iraqis and their right to their friendly with everyone.” He pointed out that “the next government does not think it will be an Iranian or American government, but an Iraqi government formed by an Iraqi decision, Iraq to have a good relationship with its Arab neighbors and Muslims and the international community in general. “
The Iraqis voted on May 12 to elect their representatives to the House of Representatives in the parliamentary elections, where the coalition ranked first place with 54 seats.At the time of the transformation of the headquarters of the leader of the “Sadrist movement” Moqtada al-Sadr , sponsor of the alliance, “Sosron,” which leads the Iraqi elections, to the beehive because of the large number of political delegations that are looking to form the largest parliamentary bloc, Washington continued with Sadr through intermediaries, after a series of sharp positions that Taken by his current against America.
Diaa al-Asadi, a senior aide to Sadr, said the United States had continued with members of the al-Sadr organization.He added that there were no direct talks with the Americans, but mediators were used to open channels with members of the coalition.The Americans “asked about the position of the Sadrist movement when it takes power, whether it will re-exist or invoke the Mehdi Army or re-employ it? Will it attack US forces in Iraq?”
He pointed out that the current “does not intend to have any military force other than the army, police and official security … no return to square one.”State Department spokeswoman Heather Noyert told a news conference that her country would “work with whom the Iraqi people choose and elect” in response to a question on whether Sadr would be considered an appropriate partner in Iraq.“We will work with anyone who decides the Iraqi government and the Iraqi people to be elected to join the government.We have long and good relations with the Iraqi government and we will continue to have a good relationship with them.”
Sadr called on the international community and the United Nations to increase support and support for Iraq “to get out of the tunnel sectarianism and abhorrent boycott,” and to prevent interference in the file of elections, government and regional.“Our vision for the next stage is that the decision is national Iraqi and stems from the popular desire and the necessity of the stage, because the Iraqi people have suffered a lot of corruption and poor services,” Sadr said during a meeting with UN special envoy to Iraq Jan Kubic.
He added: “We stress the importance of increasing the support and support of the international community and the United Nations for the exit of Iraq from the tunnel sectarianism and abhorrent quotas, and to prevent interference in the file of the elections government and regional, and the need to provide support in the humanitarian and service areas liberated areas, especially Mosul and the contribution of international organizations to take Iraq normal In a free and decent life. “
During the meeting, Kubic congratulated the “success of the democratic process in Iraq that took place recently,” declaring “the readiness of the United Nations to provide the assistance needed by Iraq,” according to the German Press Agency.During the meeting, they discussed the latest discussions and discussions on the formation of the next government, and the need to result in understandings and discussions on the formation of a national government to support the process of stability in the country.
This came on the eve of the Iraqi parliament, whose term expires at the end of next month, an extraordinary session to decide on the fate of the results of the parliamentary elections that took place mid-month, after increasing complaints and appeals in a number of provinces,An emergency session to discuss the election failed last Saturday, after it turned into a consultative session due to a lack of quorum.A source close to the presidency of parliament that the meeting, which will be held today, at the request of a number of deputies “will focus on the transparency and integrity of the electoral process.”
The Speaker of the Parliament Salim al-Jubouri, after the end of the last session of the letter to the Electoral Commission to take all the means to ensure confidence in the electoral process, including the procedure of counting and random sorting and referral of criminal cases to the competent authorities in cases of misbehavior and provide political entities with images of the results and ensure conformity Data sent through several funds, and the request of the electoral judiciary to deal with appeals carefully and impartially.
He called for “the follow-up by the Legal Committee to the electoral process and the accompanying problems mentioned by some parties, as well as follow-up in the elections in the province of Kirkuk and Kota Christians.”The Commission has announced the receipt of 1436 complaints in the general and private ballot, and from the outside, including 33 complaints classified as “red” and resulted in the cancellation of the results of 103 stations distributed in the provinces of Anbar, Nineveh, Salahuddin, Baghdad and Erbil.
“If there is a high probability that the quorum will be achieved during the session because of the importance of this meeting for it, and after it became talk about fraud and violations,” MP Shuroq Al-Abaiji told Asharq Al-Awsat. Is clear to everyone. “She explained that “it will not amount to thinking about the re-election, but the intention will go to re-counting and sorting manually until we cut the doubt certainty.”
“There is more than one opinion within the parliament, which will be the outcome of the meeting, there is a view that the parliament approves a formula by re-counting and manual counting, while another trend sees the cancellation of the results of the entire election.”“The expectations are that the meeting will be held with a full quorum, so there is a great possibility that we will come up with an important decision,” she said.The Federal Supreme Court issued an explanation of the constitutional concept of the most numerous parliamentary bloc.A statement of the court said that Article 76 of the Constitution provided that the President of the Republic, the candidate of the parliamentary bloc the most numerous, the formation of the Council of Ministers, within 15 days of the election of the President of the Republic.
The court confirmed that “there is no constitutional impediment to the formation of the list of winning the elections, the ministry if it remains the largest bloc and entered the House of Representatives and became the winners of the deputies and the number of deputies exceeds the rest of the blocks, which then become the most numerous bloc,” but “the will of the constitutional legislator was not destined to grant The electoral list the right to form a government once it won numerically in the elections. “
The statement said that “the Federal Supreme Court has placed an officer on the parliamentary bloc, the most numerous that are formed in the first meeting of the House of Representatives, which is chaired by the oldest member of the oldest, and this bloc officially registered as the most numerous, and this addresses the subject is very important, This status is only for advertising in the media, but it is officially documented in the House of Representatives. “
“There are two important trends in the statement of the Federal Court, namely, that the largest bloc registers itself before the president of the age and not the electorate, and second, that the ministers and those with special grades can not name themselves as members of the House of Representatives in the parliamentary bloc, , Including the Prime Minister, Governors and other executive degree holders, unless they are deemed to be resigning from their posts. “He added that “according to what was before this interpretation, the concept withdraws on the president-elect and not the head of age,” noting that “the largest parliamentary bloc will be decided before the election of the President of the House of Representatives or the President of the Republic, and this in itself an explicit direction to resolve the formation of the government before the beginning Next July. “