Shafaq News/ A leader in the coordination framework, which brings together Shiite forces with the exception of the Sadrist movement, revealed on Saturday that there is a split in opinion among the leaders of the framework about the sit-in of its masses in front of the Green Zone, indicating that only three forces participated in the sit-in.
The leader told Shafaq News Agency, “Some leaders of the coordination framework rejected the idea of a sit-in in front of the Green Zone gate, and that taking such a step would cause a new crisis with the Sadrist movement, especially since there are attempts to resolve the crisis with the leader of the movement Muqtada al-Sadr in a friendly and understanding away from the language of street”.
He pointed out that “most of those who demonstrated yesterday, Friday, near the Muallaq Bridge, are supporters of the Al-Bashaer movement affiliated with the leader of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki, the Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq movement, and the Movement of Wisdom, with the support and invitation of their leaders.”
He added that “other leaders and political parties within the coordinating framework did not officially announce their support for the demonstrations and sit-ins, and did not invite their supporters to participate.”
And the leader in the framework, said that “the large number of demonstrations and sit-ins will cause the street to ignite the political and economic crisis, as well as affect the security situation and may lead to Shiite Shiite fighting.”
The framework leader said, “The religious authority in Najaf must intervene to save the country and extinguish the fire of sedition before the crisis gets out of control.”
Yesterday, Friday, supporters of the coordination framework demonstrated at the entrance to the Green Zone in central Baghdad in protest against the Sadrist movement’s storming of the fortified area and their closure of the House of Representatives building, in refusal to nominate a prime minister for the new government by the framework. Forming a national service government with full powers in accordance with constitutional contexts to restore the state’s prestige and address the problems of the Iraqi citizen.