Speaker of Parliament hold a news conference on corruption charges

2016/8/1 15:01

[Oan- Baghdad]

Convene Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, a press conference shortly after on corruption charges.

He left the parliament hall Jubouri said he would not return to preside over the meetings before prove his innocence of the charges.

The Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, was accused in his interrogation session today Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri and deputies to exercise extortion to pass arming decades around suspicions of corruption, including the 1300 purchase of Hummer military of the United States.

Obeidi said al-Jubouri, "March political blackmail to pass arming and buy cars decades to be forwarded to those close to him for the purpose of obtaining kickbacks to Iraqi blood Account."