Parliament resumes after a month of interruption .. and quorum check to "slit selves"


BAGHDAD / long - Presse

House of Representatives resumed its sessions, yesterday, after a break of nearly a month, while Baghdad has seen heavy security near the Green Zone, where the House of Representatives and in the entrances to Baghdad ahead of the meeting.

And surprised Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi everyone to attend the parliament session that solidarity with the military operations took place in Fallujah, said after Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, a quorum for the meeting is completed in the presence of 167 deputies.

And swing quorum of the meeting yesterday, until the late hours of yesterday afternoon, but the accession of eight deputies from the so-called "reform front" led to a quorum, according to a parliamentary source.
The source told the (range), said: "The meeting was held hard-earned due to the absence of many parties is threatened not achieve a quorum."

In a speech during a solidarity meeting, and followed up (range Press), said Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri that "the quorum for the meeting of the House of Representatives was completed in the presence of 167 deputies," noting that "the Presidency of the Council of Representatives filed lawsuits against the perpetrators of the attack on the House of Representatives and who inflicted damage to property public ", in reference to the events that accompanied the demonstrators to storm the House of Representatives late last April.

He said the speaker of parliament that "our heroes brave sons of the army, the police and counter-terrorism forces and volunteers of the sons of the popular and tribal crowd, standing and facing an enemy criminal, As we applaud their effort and their struggle and sacrifice, we find that the national duty commissioned by the legislative institution and the leaders of the country to carry out their part historical in supporting our fighters and support in the liberation of Fallujah. "

Jubouri said that "the liberation of Fallujah operations that go into its second week, making significant progress in liberalizing the areas surrounding the city of Fallujah and access to the walls."

Speaker of the House said that "the Iraqi people deserve most of the state, it has been a long time on waiting for him to achieve these simple requirements did not materialize," and urged MPs to "make every effort to support their organization by working on the adoption of the necessary legislation and control and accountability of the executive organs, including guarantees perform her best. "

He called on the Speaker of Parliament House and particularly the representatives of Anbar province to the "presence on the battlefield and coexistence with them and support the expeditious to achieve victory."

He Jubouri that "our people has been waiting for our Council to convene and understanding on a clear formula for crossing the large and dangerous in relation to the International Monetary Fund and the mechanism for lending the economic crisis," stressing the need to "seize the opportunity of international support to overcome the problem of acute shortage of liquidity to secure the entitlements of citizens of salaries and others."

The speaker of parliament told the House that "Gelcetkm for today, including in respect of the much sense to assume national responsibility, they at the same time aims to raise the floor and unify the visions of the Council and solidarity in order to achieve the people's will and aspirations", calling for "Parliament to rectify what he has done and activating its role can the state in the performance of its functions, as the responsibility entrusted to him by the people from the first moment of his choice as an actor it is the embodiment of his demands and achieve them and work to be completed. "

In turn, a parliamentary source said in an interview, said to (long-Presse), "The House Speaker Salim al-raising solidarity meeting, which was devoted to the support of security forces, which was held in the presence of 167 deputies and the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, to be held at a time of noon (today) Monday".

The source, who asked not to be named, said: "The meeting saw the vote on the extension of the current legislative term of one month and discuss support for the security forces in the liberation of the city of Fallujah from the control of the organization Daash process, the humanitarian situation in the city, in addition to discussing economic conditions and the loan of the International Fund of Iraq. "

MPs did not attend the reform front, while the Liberal bloc deputies left after discovering that the prime minister did not attend to the parliament in order to display the rest of the ministerial cabin, according to parliamentary source.

The capital, Baghdad yesterday under tight security ahead of the parliamentary session. A source in the Iraqi Interior Ministry, that the security forces imposed strict measures in the capital Baghdad and all entrances ahead of the parliamentary session.

The source said in an interview with (long-Presse), "The security forces have taken, yesterday morning, the crackdown in Baghdad and published elements in the majority of areas," noting that "the measures included intensifying inspections at security points and check the identities of people and vehicles entering Baghdad from All outlets. "