News of an agreement between the alliances of progress and determination to renew Al-Halbousi

12/14/2021 16:38

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Baghdad / Obelisk: An informed source reported, on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, that the Taqaddam and Azm alliances agreed to renew a second term for the head of the Taqaddam alliance, to head the parliament.

The source told Al-Masala that a political agreement was signed between the Alliance of Progress, headed by Muhammad al-Halbousi, and the Alliance of Azm, headed by Khamis al-Khanjar, to renew al-Halbousi for a second term.

An expanded meeting was held in Baghdad between the delegations of the Alliance headed by Muhammad al-Halbousi and the Alliance of Azm headed by Khamis al-Khanjar, to study ways to get the country out of the current crisis according to a common vision.

A joint statement indicated that, in the most prominent decisions of the meeting, the preparation of a joint paper to be presented to the political partners, which includes a unified vision and ideas about partnership in managing decision-making in the country.

He added: The paper also includes addressing several strategic files, including the issues of the forcibly disappeared, returning the displaced, taking into account the rights of the liberated governorates in the general budget, allocating the necessary funds for their reconstruction, and other crucial files, and emphasizing the presentation of competent personalities to participate in the next government according to the principle of partnership, not participation.

The statement continued: It was decided to form a unified negotiating delegation, comprising the alliances of progress and determination, to negotiate with the rest of the partners, in addition to setting timetables for periodic weekly meetings between the two alliances, in order to discuss developments in the political situation.

He stressed the aspiration of the two alliances to form the next government as soon as possible in accordance with the constitutional obligations, to meet the needs of the citizen and preserve the sovereignty of Iraq and the prestige of the state.

The head of the Progress Alliance, Muhammad al-Halbousi, had met earlier with the head of the Azm Alliance, Khamis al-Khanjar, and his accompanying delegation.

It is noteworthy that the Progress Alliance won 37 seats in the final results of the parliamentary elections that were held last October. 

Al-Halbousi assumed the presidency of the House of Representatives during the last session (2018-2021).



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