Political movements and popular former Vice-President: Is it a new role?
Posted 26/01/2012 02:51 PM
BAGHDAD - "arenas of Liberation"
Observers noted the significant Iraqi political movements active for former Vice-President Adel Abdul Mahdi in Baghdad and other cities. In their view, that the movements of Mr. Abdul-Mahdi, may be inspired by the leadership of "the Islamic Supreme Council", represented by Mr. Hakim to play the role of mediation is on the road to cool the political crisis in Iraq, and possibly through the mediation of possible adjustments of urgency, whether inside or outside Iraq.

Adel Abdul Mahdi visited in the past two weeks obituary built on the victims of the terrorist attacks that targeted the visitors of Imam Hussein (p) in the cities of Nasiriyah and Basra. And to the families of the victims sat and listened to their suffering.
Abdul-Mahdi, and then launched in recent days, a significant diplomatic activity, as discussed with U.S. Ambassador James Jeffrey latest developments in the political landscape in Iraq and the peace efforts exerted to push forward the political process.

Abdul-Mahdi, the future James Jeffrey

A statement by the office of Abdul-Mahdi said Wednesday: "The Mahdi was received in his office in Baghdad, U.S. Ambassador James Jeffrey During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and ways of developing them in the light of the strategic framework agreement between the two countries, especially after the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq."
The same day, Abdul-Mahdi discussed with the representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq Martin Kobler the ongoing political developments in the country.
According to another statement to the office of Abdul Mahdi, in a press statement: "Abdul-Mahdi was received in his office in Baghdad representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq Martin Kobler was in the meeting emphasized the need for the United Nations to the Iraqi people in building the democratic experiment and to the continuous process of reconstruction and development" .

It is noted in the text of the statements to emphasize to discuss "the situation of Arab, regional and latest development of events in which particularly the situation in Bahrain," and "the need to move away from violence and to resort to constructive dialogue in dealing with the crises experienced by the region and the world," which suggests the role played by the "Supreme Islamic Council" Beyond of this decree to him in Iraq.
The Adel Abdul Mahdi, announced his withdrawal from the post of Vice-President of the Republic in Iraq after the insistence of State of Law Coalition led by Nuri al-Maliki on the nomination of Khudair Khuzaie for this position in addition to the Tarik al-Hashimi, which raised the Shiite in Najaf and considered it unconstitutional and an expansion in government expenditures.

The observers speech Abdul Mahdi Palmatdl between Shia voices in Iraq, and believe he may try today, play a role inside and outside Iraq it takes to run a new race to the premiership in the next two years, especially as he was a candidate at any time to this position in recent years.