Date of release: 2018/7/31 21:52
(Baghdad: al-Furat News) The outgoing Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, that his government is not afraid of demonstrations, “revealing” the demands of the Kurdistan region in the formation of the next government. ”
“The vast majority of the demands of the demonstrators are legitimate and true and we are in one side and not two sides and serious in achieving the demands and we do not want to absorb the demonstrations until it ends without any result,” Abbadi said at his weekly press conference on Tuesday.
He added that “our commitment to take out the demonstrations is not true and is important because it hears us other useful things and not our goal to stop the demonstrations, but the citizen’s right to express his opinion and demands, even if the demonstrators continued their demonstrations throughout the year.”
“The duty of the security forces to protect the demonstrations as long as they are peaceful, even if they are against the political system, such as turning it from parliamentary to presidential, or change the constitution or change the administrative system decentralized and give more powers to the provinces and others are demanding the contrary in strengthening the center.”
He pointed out that “the most demands of the demonstrators are service and achievement is not difficult and needs to work diligently, such as providing jobs, water, electricity and other services such as building schools and cover streets, sewage, health and others.” The demonstrations are a kind of consignment to local and federal governments to provide more services.
He pointed out that “the Committee for the reconstruction and services in the provinces and crisis cells in each ministry concerned to guide the implementation of the demands of the demonstrators as quickly as possible, and today we received the demands of demonstrators in Muthanna province and we are working to implement.”
He stressed the “determination of the government accounting heavily in any case gets any decisions related to services and create jobs and facilitate investment will not allow any failure of any official, whatever its position in the state and we have committees to review the work of each one of them and if there is a lull or corruption will take strong measures the frame”.
The Prime Minister expressed his “hope of the Electoral Commission to accelerate the completion of the counting and partial manual sorting of the results of the election and the announcement of the results for ratification by the Federal Court so that the winning political forces of the House of Representatives and the election of the presidency of the Council and the Presidency of the Republic and the task of the next prime minister to form a new government.”
Abadi pointed out to “his meeting yesterday in Baghdad, the head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, and discussed the files that strengthen the unity of Iraq and its security and stability and the interests of all Iraqis and do not differentiate between one of him and the emphasis on accelerating the formation of the new government and the development of services.
He pointed out that “the relationship between Baghdad and Erbil is fundamental and fundamental and we want to strengthen it and live in one country.” He pointed out that “the previous [Kurdish] demands as a referendum and others have ended and are behind our backs and to move forward, everyone should feel that this country is keen to deepen this feeling among all Iraqis of different nationalities and affiliation. ”
He added that he discussed with Barzani, “the imbalance in the system of services and unemployment suffered by Kurdistan as well,” stressing that “the region is keen to speed up the formation of the government and found them serious in that and did not touch them demands impossible or demands outside the Iraqi demands and was full match in the views on this matter” .
On corruption files, the prime minister revealed his government’s intention to publish names implicated in corruption in the media soon.
“We have a basic campaign against corruption and we will soon publish what we have done in this framework, including those who have become impartial and sentenced,” he said. “There are two ways to fight corruption. The first is the government, the commissions of inquiry to identify the corrupt and the other in the Independent Integrity Commission associated with the House of Representatives, Integrity and the Supreme Judicial Council and the government do not interfere in the investigations of these parties, a commitment to the principle of separation of powers.
“We have stressed the measures to combat corruption, but the judiciary needs evidence and evidence, and not only the prosecution and the charges,” he said.
He pointed out that “the democratic system and freedom are weak and allow corruption and the law must be strengthened to prevent the corrupt use the atmosphere of freedom and free dissemination to tarnish people’s reputation of corruption or buy receivables and we need cooperation between the executive branch and the judiciary and the judiciary in the fight against corruption while respecting the separation of powers and this does not prevent cooperation to protect the citizen “We need to strike strong blows against corruption in any reconstruction campaign.”
“We are working to meet all blocs to agree on the draft program of the next phase and the program of the government and the House of Representatives and improve the performance of the judiciary and we work on it and emerge from the largest bloc in charge of the nomination of the Prime Minister and we are two or three weeks before the announcement of the results.”
Abadi called on the political blocs to be ready on the first day of the new parliament to elect the president of the council and his deputies and then the election of the president and cost the candidate the largest bloc to form a government in record time to take the reform program and continue to provide security and services.
“Our efforts are continuing to pursue terrorism, which is going to break down and we will eliminate the existing terrorist cells,” he said