Iraqi parliament to try to frustrate the return of al-Maliki

Date: October 20, 2015

Iraqi Council of Representatives rejected the resignation of MP for the coalition of state law Hassan Sinead, who already before its membership as an alternative candidate, former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in 2014, after the last full-time to the position of vice president, which was canceled last August.

According to informed sources, said that «the resignation of Sinead came as a prelude to the return of al-Maliki, the Iraqi parliament to ensure the provision to avoid legal accountability immunity after the list of petition accusations addressed to him by the report on the fall of the city of Mosul, in addition to wave the Parliamentary Integrity files of corruption and waste of billions of dollars affect al-Maliki and his cabinet ministers in two periods in a row ».

And it saw media and political sources, that parliament's rejection of the resignation of Sinead puts al-Maliki in a tight corner, especially after he said the president Fuad Masum, Sunday he supports the decision to cancel the positions of three of his deputies (Nuri al-Maliki and Osama al-Nujaifi and Iyad Allawi).

Back frustration

According to political observer Raad Rashid, the rejection of the resignation of Sinead is frustrating to try to Maliki's return to Parliament. Rashid said that «Maliki after his dismissal from the position of vice president, feared the same legal accountability for the many corrupt files accused of being involved in, which him to seek to return as deputy in the parliament in order to obtain parliamentary immunity. »