Maliki meets cell crisis and insist on the ability of his forces in maintaining security
24/12/2011 17:09

Irbil, 24 December / December (Rn) - Prime Minister presided over the General Commander of the Armed Forces Nouri al-Maliki, a meeting of a cell through which the crisis briefed on the report for the series of bombings that rocked Baghdad on Thursday.

The wave of bombings in Baghdad on Thursday, the worst of its kind for several months since the killing of more than 70 people and wounded more than 200 in about 15 bombings targeting multiple regions.

There were a series of coordinated blasts shortly after the outbreak of the political crisis in the wake of the issuance of an arrest warrant for Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi on charges - made by people who said they were bodyguards for him - on the implementation of the attacks.

Maliki said in a statement issued by his office ", although for these violations, but we do not have any doubt about the ability of security forces to maintain security and stability."

Days after the withdrawal of Iraq's fragile government is facing the worst crisis since formed a year ago because of the continued power struggle.

And the escalation of divisions in Iraq against the backdrop of an unprecedented arrest warrant for al-Hashemi and isolate the Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq from office.

Involves the arrest warrant for the possibility of inflaming sectarian tensions in Iraq following the withdrawal of U.S. troops as the agreement puts the fragile power-sharing in the risk.

Iraq has boycotted the meetings of deputies and ministers in recent times, complaining they are being marginalized, although it the largest single bloc in the Council.

Being politicians, senior Iraqi talks with al-Maliki and other leaders to contain the situation for fear of exacerbating the crisis that could push Iraq back into the midst of sectarian unrest.

Maliki called his statement "the security services to the need for caution and scrutiny of the possible existence of elements which cooperate with terrorist groups."

"The security must be at the forefront of everything and be a priority essential to all other things."

The statement that he was in the meeting reaffirmed the importance of developing the control and monitoring devices and equipment used in the detection of explosives and bombs.