Ending the file in support of the government of Abdul Mahdi (Getty)
Baghdad Aktham Saif Eddin
Reports – Arabic
24 June 2019
BAGHDAD ( Reuters ) – Iraq’s parliament ended on Monday one of the most significant political crises after the midterm election last year, completing Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi’s cabinet reshuffle more than eight months after he was given the confidence of the Iraqi government’s sixth president since the US-led invasion of Iraq last year. 2003.
In a public session, the parliament voted on three of the candidates of the vacant ministries in the government of Abdul Mahdi, the defense, interior and justice, while rejected the candidate of the Ministry of Education after failing to obtain enough votes from the parliamentary blocs.
The parliamentary session preceded deliberations and discussions between the leaders of the political blocs, which finally reached a consensus on the candidates, in a move that attaches great importance to its support to the government of Abdul Mahdi, weakened by the delay in naming ministers for those bags.
The parliament gave confidence to Yassin Taha al-Yasiri as interior minister, Najah al-Shammari as defense minister and Farouk Amin Shwani as minister of justice.
During the same session, the legal issue concerning the portfolio of the Ministry of Education, which was assigned to Shema al-Hayali at the end of last December, was resolved before it was challenged again by the parliament a few days later because of the discovery of the affiliation of one of its brothers to the Daash organization. Led the Prime Minister to disrupt the performance of the constitutional oath, where the parliament voted in Monday’s session on the dismissal, before the opening of the vote on the candidate Safana Hamdani, without succeeding in the number of votes because of differences between the Sunni forces in parliament on it, On the portfolio of the Ministry of Education Until next Thursday, in the hope that the prime minister will present a new name to parliament.