Zebari, head of the Iraqi government in the absence of Abadi

Twilight News / Iraqi legal expert said Tuesday that the Finance Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, the Iraqi government will take over the presidency in case of the absence of travel or Haider al-Abadi and exercise the functions of the Prime Minister.

Said Alkhbayraleghanona Tariq Harb told a news briefing Lord Twilight News, that the prime minister said it costs the oldest minister in the government of the duties in the event of his departure or absence, stressing that under that the Finance Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, will this matter because it works minister in successive Iraqi governments since 2003.

He added that the president does not need Congress it is possible to resume the powers and duties after returning from travel or absence for any reason prevent him from carrying out his work, because he realistically, constitutional, legal, there is no forms to do so.

The Iraqi Council of Representatives had approved the reforms announced by the prime minister Haider al-Abadi under which abolished the posts of Vice President and the Prime Minister has been canceled by which excess financial allocations for the three presidencies package.

For his part, President of the Republic Fuad Masum, the respect of the reforms carried out by al-Abadi, taking into account respect for the Constitution and the political consensus stressing the need to speed up the application of those reforms.