Maliki: Vice-President of the Republic has not been canceled & we made a complaint ~
Maliki: Vice-President of the Republic has not been canceled and we made a complaint to the Federal Court
Palm-emphasized the State of Law coalition leader Nuri al-Maliki, on Thursday, that the posts of Vice-President of the Republic has not been canceled and is still in the process of discussions, returned the decision of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi cancel those positions as "unconstitutional", as he pointed to file a complaint with the Federal Court in this regard .
Maliki said in an interview media that "the posts of Vice-President of the Republic has not been canceled and is still under discussion and legislation because it is a constitutional issue," pointing out that "the President of the Republic can not maintain itself without deputy and at least one as stipulated by the Constitution and the law."
He added that the "The decision to dismiss the Vice-President of the Republic is unconstitutional and we went to the judicial channels," noting that "the House of Representatives complained and the case found in the Federal Court, but the elimination of his rule not been issued yet."
al-Maliki said that "reform packages is not the legal force", noting that " When the House of Representatives authorized the prime minister on condition that the reforms are not contrary to the law and the Constitution.
"The prime minister Haider al-Abadi decided in (9 August 2015), the abolition of the posts of Vice President and the Prime Minister" immediately."