Issawi: Washington supports the National Conference

1.12.2012 | (Voice of Iraq) - Add Comment - (Rn) confirmed the Information Office of the Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi Thursday the United States through its ambassador in Iraq, James Jeffrey has confirmed its support towards the convening of the National Congress called for by President Jalal Talabani, to end the political crisis . The director of the Office Zaid Mohamed, told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that "the Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi met with U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, James Jeffrey, political adviser to the U.S. Embassy, ​​Robert Ford and briefed them on the political crisis." He also explained that "the United States, through its ambassador in the country assured the Minister of Finance Rafie al-Issawi the necessity of holding the national conference convened by the President of the Republic and the need to get out of the crisis and not to complicate the situation. " and in conjunction with the withdrawal of the last U.S. troops from Iraq intensified the political struggle between Maliki and his rivals in the fragile agreement to share power. and the escalation of divisions also the request of the owners of the House of Representatives requires isolation of the Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq from office. Hashemi and al-Mutlaq, leader of the Iraqi bloc, a group of secular nature, and joined reluctantly to the unity government led by al-Maliki. and being politicians, senior Iraqi talks to contain the situation for fear of exacerbating the crisis that could push Iraq back into the midst of turmoil sectarian. boycotted the Iraqi sessions of Representatives and the Minister in recent times, complaining they are being marginalized, although it the largest single bloc in the Council. and asked the Iraqi Interior week for past official of Kurdistan delivered Hashemi and 14 of the elements of protection according to arrest warrants prosecution. and fled Hashemi Kurdistan after preventing him from traveling out of Iraq is unlikely handed over to the government in Baghdad. From: weigh-Shammari. Open: Murtaza Yousuf

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