Presidencies meeting agrees on two ministerial and political reform in the absence of
Presidencies meeting agrees on two ministerial and political reform in the absence of the Kurdish groups
04/11/2016 (0:01 pm)
BAGHDAD / Amin Abdul Hadi
It did not include a table of the House of Representatives session to work next Tuesday, clause referring to the possibility of putting the reshuffle, which is still in the embryonic stage, as it prevented the political differences of the form features, despite a parliamentary deadline set day Saturday is finished.
The talks resulted in the blocks, during the past few days, about two visions to redraw the map of the ministerial cabin, although Rcn political parties to retain the current Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi option. According to informed political sources (range), that the first trend to adopt comprehensive change each faces the current government as a condition to show flexibility, and undo previous claim that the change includes the prime minister himself. It adds the sources, who spoke preferred not to disclose the identity of the sensitivity of the data, that the Supreme Council seemed adamant, recently, to change all the current ministers and categorically rejects the exception other.
According to sources, the Islamic Supreme Council, headed by Ammar al-Hakim, strongly standing in front of the desire of the parties within the National Alliance and close to Prime Minister al-Abadi to keep some respects Kaljla and al-Shahristani.
The sources pointed out that al-Hakim block, which holds three ministries in the current cabin, presented three candidates for its stake in the cabin next, indicating that among the personal candidates have been proposed to take over the Foreign Ministry substitute for oil bag, which was handled by the Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, that it seems approaching candidates for the Sadrist movement.
And still Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is expected to be complemented by political blocs delivered their lists of candidates for the ministries. With the exception of the parties to the National Alliance, the other blocs awaiting understandings coming days to send the eight candidates for the committee emanating from the National Alliance.
And on the other vision of the Ministerial amendment, sources pointed out solid positions shown by the Kurdistan Regional Government delegation and adherence to existing his ministers, and their refusal to replace them. In parallel, reach a meeting of the three presidencies, which was held yesterday evening, an agreement to complete the political reform on two tracks:
It includes the first track, requiring political blocs to submit their candidates for prime minister within the specified period, to pay the ministerial amendment and help the Prime Minister on the implementation of the government reform.
Also it includes a second track, according to sources who spoke to (range), a political agreement to end the file of independent bodies and special grades during the timeframe not to exceed 3 months.
The head of the Islamic Supreme Council Ammar al-Hakim has recently launched an initiative calling for a file that includes independent bodies and special grades of reform because it no less important than the reshuffle file.
In addition to the three presidencies, the meeting was attended by Sunday evening, all of the Ibrahim al-Jaafari, head of the National Alliance, and Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council, and Hussain al-Shahristani, for independent block, Hadi al-Amiri Badr bloc, as well as Hashem al-Hashemi for Virtue block, along with all of Osama Najafi, Saleh al-Mutlak and Jamal Karbouli for the Union forces.
Observers point the absence of representatives of the Liberal bloc, and Kurdish blocs, the KDP and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, for the meeting. As representatives of the national coalition led by Iyad Allawi, did not attend, as well as non-participation of representatives of other minority blocks.
With the exception of the Liberal bloc, which declared its leader, Muqtada al-Sadr, boycott meetings of the blocks, the other parties did not explain the reasons for their absence from the meeting.