Politics 12/24/2019 12:49 1662
Baghdad today – Baghdad
A source in the office of the Parliament Speaker, Muhammad al-Halbousi, Tuesday (December 24, 2019), denied sending a book to the President of the Republic regarding the largest bloc.
The source said to (Baghdad Today), “The news that was circulated regarding the sending of Halbousi is a book to the President of the Republic, in which the building block is defined as the largest bloc, which is not true, and there is no such book that talks about this.”
He added that “there is a book issued by the Presidency of Parliament in the year 2018, that is, in the first days of the formation of the current parliament, revealing who is the largest bloc,” noting that “this book confirms that the construction alliance is the largest bloc.”
Earlier today, Tuesday, the representative of the Quetta network, affiliated with the Al-Fateh Alliance, Qusay Abbas, revealed that the Speaker of the Parliament, Muhammad Al-Halbousi, delivered a book on the largest bloc to the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, and identified the building alliance bloc.
Abbas said, in an interview singled out (Baghdad today), that “Speaker of Parliament Muhammad Al-Halbousi, today responded to the request of President Barham Salih regarding the determination of the largest bloc,” noting that “the response included that the building bloc is the largest bloc within the parliament.”
Meanwhile, an informed source said, “The answer of the Speaker of Parliament, was based on the book issued on September 16, 2018.”
The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, had sent two books to the Presidency of the Parliament, on (22 December 2019) regarding the definition of the largest bloc.
The documents bearing the signature of the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, issued on 22-12-2019, and directed to the Presidency of the House of Representatives, stated that the Presidency of the Republic has three communications regarding the assignment of the candidate for prime minister.
The presidency stated, according to the documents, that in light of “this difficult circumstance that our country is going through, we must be precise in dealing with constitutional and national benefits, and in a manner that guarantees the preservation of its unity and the safety of its children.”
The documents also said, “Based on the above and in light of the established parliamentary contexts, we kindly request your opinion on the largest number of blocs concerned with the nomination of the Prime Minister.”