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Deputy: Abadi undergo the decision to abandon the foreign nationality
(Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad MP for the National Alliance Messenger Radi, said the prime minister Haider al-Abadi undergo a decision to give up foreign nationality "If it officially."
Radi said that "the request presented by the Council of Representatives to withdraw Second nationality [foreign] both assumes the position of a sovereign or leader, the subject raised in the Parliament and there was an initial him a vote, but he has not yet to turn a decision."
He added that" this demand has become of the demands of the masses that the abandon of assumes the leadership position for citizenship foreign ", adding that" the Abadi succumb to this decision if officially it was, either because it was just a request would be its point of view. "
He stressed that" some ministers and officials have a foreign nationality and asked to give up foreign nationality if officially became the decision issued by the Parliament must to commit to him because he will include everyone, especially sovereign positions, including the President and the Cabinet."
The MP for the rule of law Abbas al-Bayati, he said that "the prime minister Haider al-Abadi renounced British citizenship before his inauguration as prime minister." and between al-Bayati, last Wednesday, that "al-Abadi Send a letter to the British embassy before being prime minister, demanding the withdrawal of British nationality ", adding that" al-Abadi now retains the Iraqi nationality only."
The National Alliance MP Abdul-Hussein al-Moussawi said, in the 26 of last August, that any official in the state did not abandoned his nationality acquired, including Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. It is noteworthy that, House of Representatives voted on 11 last August, approving the paper reforms, which included one of its clauses, "given a choice office holders with dual citizenship between the deprivation of citizenship gained and removal from the office during a period not exceeding 30 days.