New York Times: Sistani made new recommendations to address the current crisis in ~
New York Times: Sistani made new recommendations to address the current crisis in order to preserve the unity of Iraq
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Global American newspaper spread stressed on Monday the importance of the role of the religious authority, the Shiite Supreme in enabling politicians to rule the country by about differs from the Iranian approach, saying only that he is "the conscience of the people", while showed he was "remorse" for his strong support of the Shiite political class and to the products of religious parties, has become a source of provoking the protests against "corruption", revealed the supreme authority to take new recommendations, on the current crisis in order to preserve the unity of Iraq.
This came in a report published by The New York Times, The New York Times, the US, today, about the role of the Supreme Shiite religious authority in Iraq, in support of the transition to democracy after the US invasion in 2003, I followed the (long-Presse).
The newspaper said, "The cleric, Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, stop alone the courage to support the establishment of direct elections within the given political and not religious leaders, role in governing the country," usually it is "formulated so the relationship between religion and politics, about differs from the Iranian approach which gives a greater role for the clergy in the country's leadership. "
The New York Times quoted, as experts, unidentified, as saying that "Ayatollah Sistani, one of the most important interventions in the political life in Iraq, to confront the tensions and war floating, in order to enhance the strength of the Iraqi state."
The newspaper reported, that "over more than two months was al-Sistani and through his representatives in ceremony Friday prayers, issue directives and the commandments of the Government of Haider al-Abadi, that held accountable for corrupt officials and reforms in the judiciary, and support the government armed forces elements," indicating that "the son of al-Sistani, in the meantime, continue contact through phone calls directly, with the Prime Minister's Office, a catalyst to speed up making the repairs. "
She said the New York Times, that "despite the strong influence that is not significant, the role of the supreme authority, year in Iraq is often described as a parental care, where he gave the instructions in the political matters of the higher levels, and interfere in difficult circumstances," afterthought " But with so distance himself away from taking power. "
Quoted the American newspaper, for Najafi official, did not reveal his identity, saying that it "approach known in Najaf mysticism that characterizes Iraq for the approach to Iran, and characterizes the city of Najaf from the Iranian city of Qom," attributing it to "the historical rivalry between the two cities Alalmetin studies Shi'ism in the two countries, similar to the case between the universities of Oxford and Harvard into British. "
The newspaper said, "The al-Sistani made new recommendations, on the current crisis that has cast a shadow over Iraq, as a result of the war against Daash and cases of rampant corruption in government institutions, and the threat posed by militia elements and political leaders on Abadi, the Iraqi state."
A member of the Iraqi parliament, on the Keywords, in an interview with the newspaper, commenting on the topic, said that "Mr. al-Sistani felt in recent months, there is a great danger to the security and political scenes in Iraq, and felt that the national duty to act," returned to "Mr. al-Sistani represents the conscience of the Iraqi people. "
According to The New York Times, that "Ayatollah Sistani, General issued last 2014, a fatwa to take up arms against al Daash, but this has led to the emergence of new groups of militias, and the growth of existing ones originally controlled by Iran more than the Iraqi state," asserting that "the influence Iran and its militias in Iraq, has increased at a time when their presence became necessary to organize Daash fighter. "
Experts said, according to the newspaper, said that "Ayatollah Sistani has become more concerned about the potential threat of these militias and the unity of Iraq, citing the status of many of its leaders and politicians allied with them, have opposed the government's efforts to achieve national reconciliation with the Sunnis, which is one of the priorities concerns Sistani ".
Quoted the American newspaper, for one of the diplomats in Baghdad, saying it was "the same way that political leaders have in Iran instructions through decrees Friday prayers in the city of Qom, we are in every Friday, for the cities of Karbala and Najaf to listen to a sermon." We look forward
According to The New York Times, that there is "a sense of remorse and regret to the authority in Najaf to give strong support for the Shiite political class in the years after the invasion of Iraq, the stage of the year 2003 which was granted over the past years the legitimacy of decisive religious parties to dominate the political stage where it is now a source of excitement protests overwhelming the demonstrators against corruption in the government, which began since last August. "
The cleric said al-Najafi, Naseer detector cover, in an interview with the newspaper, said that "everyone is suffering from the past and the need to force the politicians to accomplish things," stressing that "the role of reference now is to focus on the protection of community rights."He detector cover, "if it were up to me to have taken more stringent measures."
The mobility of the popular demands reforms since (the 31st of July 2015), continues in various provinces, criticizing the corruption of the political process and lack of accountability "great whales" or cleansing of the judiciary, and improve services, and it has the support of senior religious authority in Najaf, without finding " Echo appropriate "so far by the head of the government.