Masum talks about "dismissing Abadi" and his three deputies' issue 10/19
Masum talks about "dismissing Abadi" and his three deputies' issue Sunday, 18 October 2015 12:02
Shafaq News / The Iraqi President , Fuad Masum, believed that the differences among the political blocs, especially the largest bloc (the Shiite National Alliance) began to reflect
on other political blocs as it greatly affected the performance of Prime Minister ,Haider al-Abadi, who was unable for a year of his appointment from doing what he wished or what he had promised because of these differences.
Masum said in an interview with the media, that al-Abadi came with a difficult agreement within the National Alliance bloc, which has been unable to decide about it during the twenty-four hour where I had to extend the mandate of the largest bloc candidate in accordance with the constitutional powers; where he was throughout the fifteen period Constitutional days , the leader of State of law coalition , Nuri al-Maliki who submitted a request to nominate himself as the leader of the largest bloc, but within the Shiite House , they finally agreed during the extension period, which was 24 hours on the nomination of al-Abadi.
Masum ruled out the possibility " changing the government and its president, as it is said here and there because of the many difficulties that might occur. Thus, the solution is to achieve consensus within the bloc, which belongs to the prime minister, the National Alliance so that we can face the rest of the challenges in the state which are difficult challenges and serious like the challenge of (ISIS) and the process of building a professional and a strong army capable of facing difficulties, as well as the financial crisis caused by the decline in oil prices. "
President Masum pointed out that "a lot of work formulas that we have in the state still clash between my opposition mentality and the state, despite the fact that the state is a thing and the opposition is something else, which are things that still effect the work of the state across all of its institutions, which ultimately led to this public anger through demonstrations, which didnít receive the support of the religious Marjiyaa only, but got kind of change in the speeches of the Marjiyaa and terminology that it has used that were not used in the past such as counting corruption mafias strongly . "
President Masum considered that the only solution to the crisis experienced by the country is to hold private and frank meetings with leaders of political blocs, especially the first line to put explicit solutions to the suffering of Iraq, he said "I have no vice-presidents, particularly after parliament voted unanimously on the first package of Abadi's reforms. "
About the controversy that was raised during the last period on the legal position of the Vice-Presidents, Masum said that "their salaries stopped since the reforms package, except for the office staff who are still getting paid until deciding once and for all in these employees file, while anyone who object on what was issued by Prime Minister and approved by Parliament, there is no choice but to appeal to the Federal Court. "
On the controversy that currently is being said about the quadruple alliance among Iraq, Iran, Russia and Syria and its link with the international coalition led by the United States of America, President Masum said that the media exaggerated in the case of the so-called quartet alliance.
He explained that "there is no such thing as a quadripartite alliance, but there is intelligence coordination room only and has no political dimension where we have the international coalition led by the United States of America, which carry out its duties well."