Deputy for Iraq: Sadrists demand and discussion of Article 140 makes us seriously consider ending the boycott of parliament and the government

1/15/2012 | (Voice of Iraq) - Add comments - Baghdad - where he said a representative for the Iraqi List, list the meeting tonight will consider the option of returning to the meetings of both houses of parliament and ministers, especially as the article [140] on the table for discussion the next meeting of the Council of Ministers. The MP added Hamza Alkrtani that "the Iraqi List, will be discussed during the meeting the demand Sadrists and the rest of the political blocs to end the Iraqi List, boycott parliamentary sessions and the government very seriously." The political blocs had been held before the afternoon meeting of the Preparatory Committee of the National Conference called by President Jalal Talabani to resolve the current political crisis in the country, in the presence of the three presidencies and representatives of the political blocs. It is said that Iraq decided mid-month suspension of the presence of deputies and ministers meetings of both houses of parliament and ministers on the back of the issuance of an arrest warrant for leader of the Vice-President Tareq al-Hashemi and dismissal of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, deputy leader of the Iraqi Saleh al-Mutlaq . It is noteworthy that Article 140 of the Constitution on Kirkuk and other disputed areas have created controversy, as many MPs believe that the constitutional rule ended with the Kurdistan Alliance insists on that article are not finished working out. Under this article, to complete a full [of normalization and census and concludes with a referendum in Kirkuk and other disputed territories to determine the will of its citizens at a maximum of thirty-atheist of December two thousand and seven.

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