Shafaq News/ The head of the political body of the Sadrist movement, Ahmed Al-Mutairi, disclosed today, Thursday, two conditions set by the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, to the leaders of the coordination framework during a meeting held earlier today, Thursday, in exchange for entering the next government.
Al-Mutairi said in a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, “One of the flashes of Al-Sadr’s meeting with the leaders of the coordination framework in Hadi Al-Amiri’s house is his call for a national majority government, the fight against corruption, and the accountability of the corrupt in all governments.” He added, “Al-Sadr stressed that if the leaders of the framework wish to enter the government, they must hand over the weapons of the armed factions to the Popular Mobilization and hold the corrupt accountable.”
He explained, “Al-Sadr did not go to Al-Amiri’s house for government understandings, but rather to block the pretext for those who say that civil peace may be in danger.”
The head of the political body of the Sadrist movement continued, “Al-Sadr assured the attendees that civil peace is a red line for everyone. He also mentioned that the religious authority in Iraq has not met with politicians for a long time, which indicates its dissatisfaction with the political blocs.”
Al-Mutairi concluded his statement by saying, “Al-Sadr called on everyone, saying, “Let us send a fatherly message, love and apology to the reference and the people, and let us present a government of a national political majority to save Iraq.”
Al-Adhari said in a blog post followed by “Nass” (December 2, 2021), that “the most important thing that came in the meeting of Leader Al-Sadr with the forces of the coordination framework, is as follows:”
1 That there must be a national majority government.
2 The resistance was, is, and will remain a chest.
3 It is necessary to refer to the reference in Najaf exclusively as a reference for all.
4 The government of a national majority does not agree on its quotas at all.
5 Fighting corruption is one of our priorities and goals that we will not compromise on.
6 Al-Sadr put all the points on the letter in a frank discussion whose goal is the interest of Iraq and nothing else.
On Thursday, the coordination framework issued a statement, in which it explained the outcomes of its meeting with the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr.
The framework said in its statement that “Nass” received a copy of it, (December 2, 2021), that “the leaders of the coordination framework received today, Thursday, the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, at Hadi al-Amiri’s house to discuss outstanding issues and the latest developments in the current situation, in order to strengthen the bonds of unity and brotherhood among the sons of One homeland and in the interest of the Iraqi people, which is a priority for all parties.
He added, “The meeting discussed a number of key issues, including:
1 Take the necessary practical steps to fight corruption, hold the corrupt accountable, and stop the approved waste of public money.
2 Emphasis on the exit of foreign forces according to the announced timetable and the development of mechanisms to ensure that weapons are confined to the hands of the state.
3Protecting, supporting and organizing the Popular Mobilization in a manner that enhances its role in maintaining security in Iraq.
4 Criminalization of normalization and everything related to it.
5 Joint work to preserve the constants of the Iraqi people in addressing moral and social deviations in accordance with legal frameworks.
6 Work to raise the economic level of deprived areas and remove political competition from all service projects and remove disadvantaged areas from these areas.
He continued, “The two parties agreed to continue dialogues and discussions, leading to the development of realistic solutions to the blockage in the political scene,” noting, “while the framework forces affirm their continuation of their legal and public steps with regard to following up on the issue of the election results.”
The Wisdom Movement led by Ammar al-Hakim outlined some of the outcomes of the coordination framework meeting, which took place in the presence of the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr.
The leader of the movement, Fadi al-Shammari, said in a clarification that he followed “Nass” (December 2, 2021), that “the meeting of Shiite leaders is a national necessity to save Iraq from sliding into the abyss and internal fighting.”
He added, “The meeting decided that the next prime minister would be by consensus, and the ministers would be eligible for election.”
Al-Shammari indicated that “the meeting dealt with talking about coming up with a unified vision to address the political blockage.”
He explained that “the participants agreed that this meeting would not be the last, but rather it is a key to other meetings in which the points of contention between the Shiite forces are agreed upon. The meeting will pave the way for the formation of coordination committees to discuss the details related to forming the largest bloc.”
He also pointed out that “the meeting agreed to form a joint committee to prepare a unified paper that will be the basis for a government program to be presented to the political partners and will be binding on the next government.”
On Thursday, the media office of the head of the Al-Fateh Alliance, Hadi al-Amiri, announced the end of the meeting that brought together the leaders of the coordination framework and the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr.
The office said in a statement, of which “Nass” received a copy, (December 2, 2021), that “the coordination framework meeting that was held in the office of the head of the Al-Fateh Alliance Hadi Al-Amiri has ended.”
Without revealing more details about the outcome of the meeting.
The head of the “National Sindh” assembly, Ahmed Al-Asadi, confirmed, on Thursday, that the meeting of the coordination framework forces with the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada Al-Sadr, at the house of the head of the Al-Fateh Alliance Hadi Al-Amiri, was to discuss the developments of the current situation.
Al-Asadi said in a statement published by his office, that “Nass” received a copy of it, (December 2, 2021), “the leaders of the coordination framework received Muqtada al-Sadr at the home of Hajj Hadi al-Amiri to discuss the outstanding issues and the latest developments in the current situation in all cordial and brotherly manner.”
He added that “this is to strengthen national cohesion and unity among the people of the same nation and to serve the interests of the Iraqi people, which is a priority for all parties.”
On Thursday, the head of the Sadrist bloc, Hassan al-Adari, commented on the meeting of the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, with the leaders of the coordination framework.
Al-Adhari said in a brief blog post, which was reviewed by “Nass” (December 2, 2021), that he said: “Al-Sadr and Al-Islah do not separate.”
On Thursday, Hadi al-Amiri, the head of the Al-Fateh Alliance, held a meeting that brought together the forces of the coordination framework with the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr.
Al-Sadr received a number of officials, before the start of the scheduled meeting, to discuss the results of the electoral process.
235 Policy 12/02/2021 14:52 Baghdad today_Erbil Today, Thursday, a political source revealed an upcoming visit of a Kurdish delegation that includes representatives of the two Kurdish parties to Baghdad, specifying the time of their visit. The source said in an interview with (Baghdad Today) that “after the approval of the Federal Court on the names of the winners in Parliament, a Kurdish delegation that includes representatives of the two major parties, the Democratic Party and the Patriotic Union, will head to the capital, Baghdad.” He added that “the delegation will officially start discussions to form the new government and the file of the largest blocs, through dialogues with all political blocs.”
Shafaq News/ The Kurdistan Democratic Party considered on Thursday extending the period of appeals against the results of the early legislative elections in Iraq, which took place last October, with the aim of manipulating the results in favor of “certain parties” over other parties.
The party’s political office said in a statement today, “The early election process for the Iraqi parliament on the tenth of last October took place in a fair and democratic manner, until the period of appeals was extended by a political decision and illegally, and with the intervention of the President of the Republic and the head of the judiciary in order to Manipulating the results in favor of certain parties.
The statement stated that, “After the meeting of our party’s legal and technical committee with the Independent High Electoral Commission and the judiciary, it became clear that all the evidence we have proves that violations have occurred, so we in the Kurdistan Democratic Party reject these interventions, changes and violations, and defend the rights of candidates and voters.”
The statement stressed that it is necessary to restore their confiscated rights (voters and candidates).
“We will continue our efforts to ensure justice and restore rights to their owners, and we will announce the next steps we will take,” the party said in its statement.
On Tuesday, the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s spokesman, Mahmoud Muhammad, said that two seats were illegally taken from the party.
Mahmoud said in a statement, “After announcing the final results of the Iraqi parliament elections by the Independent High Electoral Commission, it became clear to us that two seats were deprived of legal entitlements for two of the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s candidates in the governorates of Erbil and Nineveh.”
He added, “We will announce the position of the Kurdistan Democratic Party regarding this illegal act after holding the meeting of the political bureau of the party.”
The Kurdistan Democratic Party had won 33 seats according to the preliminary results, before losing two seats after canceling the votes of election stations and recounting the manual for other stations.
According to the final results announced by the commission earlier on Tuesday, the Sadrist bloc topped the final election results by obtaining 73 seats, while the “Progress” coalition led by Muhammad al-Halbousi won 37 seats, and the State of Law coalition led by Nuri al-Maliki won 33 seats.
The Kurdistan Democratic Party came fourth with 31 seats, while the Al-Fateh Alliance led by the Secretary-General of Badr Organization Hadi Al-Amiri came fifth, with 17 seats, and the Kurdistan Alliance came sixth with 17 seats, with a difference in the number of votes between it and the Al-Fateh Alliance.
The “Azm” coalition won 14 seats, the Extension Alliance won 9 seats, and the New Generation Movement got 9 seats, while the “Canon Sunrise” got 5 seats, the National Contract got 4 seats, the state forces also 4, and the masses of our identity 3 seats, and the movement Three seats were also settled for Islah, the Iraq Turkmen Front one seat, while 16 political parties won one seat each, in addition to the independents winning 43 seats.
Shafaq News/ The meeting of the comprehensive coordination framework of Shiite forces, with the leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr, began on Thursday in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, to discuss post-election options and ways to gather the Shiite house, before forming the next government.
The meeting was held at the home of Hadi al-Amiri, head of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki, head of the Wisdom Movement Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Victory Coalition Haider al-Abadi, Secretary General of Asaib Qais Khazali, head of the Islamic Supreme Council Hammam Hammoudi, and head of the National Contract Alliance. Faleh Al Fayadh.
Al-Amiri’s alliance suggested, earlier on Thursday, that the formation of the largest bloc that would result in the formation of the next federal government was likely, through an upcoming meeting that would bring together the Shiite coordination framework, with the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
Hammam Hammoudi stressed the importance of the meetings of the Shiite house with all its components, and the dialogues that it is conducting today, and that the unity and stability of Iraq is part of the unity of the Shiite house and its ability to face challenges and correct the course.
The Electoral Commission announced the final polling results on Tuesday, November 30, as the Sadrist bloc topped the results with 73 seats, while the “Progress” coalition led by Muhammad al-Halbousi won 37 seats, and the State of Law coalition led by Nuri al-Maliki won 33 seats.
The Kurdistan Democratic Party won 31 seats, while the Al-Fateh Alliance led by the Secretary-General of Badr Organization Hadi al-Amiri and the Kurdistan Alliance won 17 seats.
The coordination framework of the Shiite forces, which includes the Al-Fateh Alliance under its umbrella, had announced its rejection of the announced results on Tuesday, because of what he said that the commission did not deal seriously with the appeals submitted, stressing its adherence to the lawsuit submitted before the Federal Court to cancel the elections.