Sources: understandings for the nomination of Khaled al-Obeidi and Mohammed al-Ghuban Ministries of “Defense and Interior”


Journal News

The construction coalition will propose new names to Abdelmahdi, including former interior minister Mohammed al-Ghabban, informed political sources said Sunday.

The sources told the «Journal News» that “after the political changes and the difference between them among the candidates vacant ministries, especially objection to the candidate of the Ministry of the Interior, intends to build the introduction of new names for the ministry.”

“The postponement of the parliamentary session to Tuesday next week will strengthen the study of names by Abdul-Mahdi, and the agreement on one candidate to put up with the names of candidates vacant ministers during the next session.”

The candidate of the Ministry of Defense, revealed the Sunni parliamentary circles that “the National Coalition in agreement with other parties, including the victory intends to put the name of former Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi to fill the post.”

The sources said that “what is currently being conducted preliminary understandings, and did not take a decision for a final agreement to do so.”

Revealed political sources, on Sunday, a meeting is expected in Najaf between Muqtada al-Sadr and the head of the Fatah alliance Hadi al-Amiri.

The sources told the «Journal News» that “Amiri will meet today with Sadr to resolve the crisis of the Interior Ministry candidate.”

She added that “the meeting with the support of the supreme religious authority in Najaf to complete the cabinet cabin before the end of this year.”

The parliament failed earlier on Sunday to hold a new session, the fourth of its kind in less than a month, to complete the eight vacant ministries in the government of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.



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