The decisive visit.. Will al-Sadr succeed in splitting the line of the coordination framework?

politicsBaghdadbreakingMuqtada al-Sadrcoordinating framework 2022-01-26 14:28A-AA+

Shafaq News/ A source in the office of the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, revealed on Wednesday that the latter’s visit to Baghdad comes to end the controversy surrounding the dispersal of the Shiite house by trying to attract forces from the parties to the coordination framework to move forward to the stage of forming the next government.

The source told Shafaq News Agency, “Al-Sadr will hold a meeting within the next 24 hours with the forces of the coordination framework to end the state of hesitation among some forces wishing to ally with him, in addition to deciding how to form the next government according to the program of the government of the national majority.”

The source added that “Al-Sadr is still insisting on the inclusion of certain forces in his alliance, and according to the data, he will enter into an alliance with the most prominent leaders of the framework that have a reliable parliamentary weight, including the Al-Fateh alliance led by Hadi Al-Amiri, as well as Faleh Al-Fayyad, the leader of the National Contract Alliance, along with some leaders.” other Shiites.

He pointed out that “those forces had expressed their desire to enter into an alliance with al-Sadr, but al-Sadr’s positions rejecting an alliance with Nuri al-Maliki, prevented that.”

And the source continued by saying, “Al-Maliki had agreed with Al-Amiri that if he abandoned him today, he (Al-Maliki) will abandon him (Al-Amiri) tomorrow, and from this point of view, Al-Sadr may face some difficulty in cutting or splitting the unity of the coordinating framework.”

He said that “the next meeting between some of the framework forces and al-Sadr will inevitably lead to agreements or important outcomes,” adding that “this meeting will be followed by a meeting in tenderness between al-Sadr and some of the framework forces, if the two parties agree on a specific scenario to be announced from there.”

In addition, the leader of the Al-Fateh Alliance, Ali Hussein Al-Fatlawi, told Shafaq News Agency, “Al-Sadr’s visit comes to meet the forces allied with him, in addition to meeting with the coordination framework forces.”

He added that “the meeting with the leaders of the framework will focus on the formation of the Shiite alliance as well as the form of the next government,” noting that “the coordinating framework forces will confirm their fixed vision by all forces, which is either to enter as a single coordinating framework or not to alliance and go to the opposition.”

Al-Fatlawi pointed out that “there are external wills that seek to disperse or divide the Shiite house, and these foreign attempts seek to empty the Shiite component of its content,” adding that “all matters remain subject to the agreements of the leaders of the political forces, whether in the framework or the current.”

For his part, a source in the coordination framework told Shafaq News Agency, that the meeting between Al-Sadr and the leaders of the framework will be held at Al-Amiri’s house, in the presence of all the leaders of the framework except for Al-Maliki.

He pointed out that “the meeting will discuss the mechanism for selecting the prime minister, forming the next government, and agreeing on an agreement paper and including it in the next stage.”

Al-Sadr had arrived earlier Wednesday to the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, to discuss with the political forces, especially the leaders of the coordination framework, on the alliances that will lead to the formation of the next government.

Al-Sadr, whose list topped the elections, had said in a televised statement, yesterday, Tuesday, that he offered the Coordinating Framework Forces to enter into a national majority government on the condition that the leader of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki, did not participate, but they refused.

Al-Sadr blames Al-Maliki, who headed the government for two consecutive terms (2006-2014), for rampant corruption and acts of violence in the country, in addition to the ISIS invasion of a third of Iraq in the summer of 2014.

The Sadrist bloc topped the October 10 elections, with 73 seats, followed by the Progress Alliance with 37, the State of Law coalition with 33, and the Kurdistan Democratic Party with 31.

Al-Sadr seeks to form a national majority government, unlike the rest of the coordinating framework forces, which demand a consensual government in which all political forces in Parliament participate, similar to previous sessions.

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Picture… The leader of the Sadrist movement arrives in Baghdad in his father’s car

political| 06:51 – 26/01/2022

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Baghdad – Mawazine News 
The leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, arrived on Wednesday in the capital, Baghdad. 
A statement to the media of the Sadrist movement said, “Mawazine News” received a copy of it, that “Mr. Al-Sadr has arrived in the capital, Baghdad.”

According to a source of Mawazine News Agency, the wheel that belonged to his father, the martyr Muhammad Muhammad Sadiq al-Sadr, came to Baghdad from Najaf, accompanied by the head of the Sadrist bloc, Hassan al-Adari and two others. Ended 29/R77

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A government move to form a sovereign fund in Iraq that was supposed to work 18 years ago

economyIraqbreakingAl-Kazemi’s advisorSovereign funds 2022-01-26 06:34A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The Prime Minister’s advisor, Mazhar Muhammad Salih, considered today, Wednesday, that the sovereign funds are “not difficult”, and he also said that they were supposed to work 18 years ago, that is, after the fall of the regime of former President Saddam Hussein.

Saleh said in an interview with Shafaq News Agency, “The sovereign funds that countries take are not difficult to establish, and they are part of the financial surpluses that come to protect the national economy in times of crisis or when prices drop, and they are called stability funds,” describing “such an approach as positive, logical and correct.” And the budget was supposed to have taken it 18 years ago.”

He added, “There is a tendency at the present time by the Iraqi government to establish a stability or sovereign fund to protect the public budget and the Iraqi economy.”

Saleh also pointed out that “sovereign funds have many and varied names,” noting that “the Generation Fund is whenever there are large surpluses of funds, and when the desires of the current generation are not at the expense of the desires and aspirations of the next generation, then certain sums are provided to them from The money will therefore have current and future protection for future generations.”

A sovereign wealth fund or sovereign funds is a state-owned fund consisting of assets such as land, shares, bonds or other investment devices, and these funds can be described as entities that manage state surpluses for investment and promise billions of dollars invested by states in stocks and bonds.

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Al-Kazemi, addressing ISIS from the border strip with Syria: Do not try us, for you have tried a lot and failed

politicsISISIraqbreakingAl-Kazemi 2022-01-26 06:31A-AA+

Shafaq News/ The Prime Minister, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Mustafa Al-Kazemi vowed on Wednesday, again, that ISIS elements will chase them inside and outside the country, and defeat them at the hands of the Iraqi security forces.

This came in a speech he delivered during his visit to the border area with Syria on Wednesday.

Al-Kazemi explained during the speech, “Our visit today comes to directly supervise the procedures and precautions in place by our heroes in the security and military forces, and our presence in this place confirms the strong presence of the state, and the readiness of our armed forces to confront any attempt aimed at tampering with the security and stability of our country.”

And he added, “We listened to the security briefing, and I am aware of direct and daily follow-up of the developments of various events, and I am confident in your abilities and determination to protect Iraq and Iraqis, and to confront the foolishness of terrorists abroad and within, who seek to perpetuate chaos and undermine state institutions, for their personal interests, but they are disappointed.”

In his speech, Al-Kadhimi also addressed ISIS, saying, “I say to ISIS terrorists: Do not try us, for you have tried a lot and failed, and you will try a lot and you will fail. You know very well that we are pursuing you, inside and outside Iraq, and you know very well that the blood of Iraqis for us is very expensive, and you will pay the price for every folly you have committed.” , in reference to the attack launched by the organization last Friday on an Iraqi army company in Diyala province, which resulted in the deaths of 10 soldiers and an officer with them.

He also continued, “I say to the terrorists of ISIS: You are a group of gangs that have no place among us. This is our decision and the decision of every honorable Iraqi before it is the decision of the state, government and security institution. We will accept nothing but to eliminate you and protect our land and our honor.”

Al-Kazemi also addressed his speech to the security forces stationed on the borders, saying: “The country is preserved and protected when the borders are maintained and maintained, and today it is thanks to the efforts of the heroes as well. We will spare no effort to secure your needs in order to perform the tasks assigned to you to the fullest.”

He added, “Our directives to commanders, officers, and officials of the various units are that the discipline of the forces and ensuring the implementation of the drawn plans are your responsibility. You must intensify your efforts and work around the clock. This area is very important for us and the enemy as well, and this requires a double effort, cooperation and integration among you.”

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces concluded his speech to the Iraqi forces, “You have to assume all your responsibilities, do not be negligent, because our morale is solid thanks to you, and no media intimidation shakes you (..) Your potential, capabilities and fighting spirit are high enough to eliminate any attempt or folly, and this is what the terrorists must realize. Starting here from the border line, and in every part of the land of Iraq.”

Al-Kazemi arrived earlier today at the Iraqi-Syrian border strip area in Nineveh Governorate, accompanied by the Ministers of Defense and Interior, and a number of military and security leaders.

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces also met, upon his arrival in the area, with the security and military leaders at the headquarters of the Sixth Division – Border Guards on the Iraqi-Syrian border strip.

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