Rubaie: Washington was in contact with leaders of the blocs to disrupt the withdrawal of confidence from al-Obeidi
15:25 pm (Baghdad time)
Baghdad balances News
A member of the State of Law Coalition MP Muwaffaq al-Rubaie, secret contacts USA conducted with the heads of political blocs in Iraq in order not to dismiss Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi.
He said al-Rubaie, a former national security adviser, in a statement received / balances News /, copy, Wednesday, that "the United States has conducted intensive contacts with heads of political blocs, in order to support the defense minister and not to sack him," adding that "the process of the dismissal of the defense minister, is democratic practice very sound and calculates the House of Representatives that he applied the law against al-Obeidi in the case by dismissing the conviction of Representatives. "
Parliament was divided on the withdrawal of confidence from the al-Obeidi in a hearing yesterday, where he was asked a number of deputies to postpone the withdrawal of confidence until after the restoration of the city of Mosul from the control of the organization Daesh, while others refused to MPs this proposal.
MPs blocks Liberal and Citizen and the Kurdistan Democratic Party and a number of deputies from the Alliance of Iraqi forces, including MPs Fares Fares and Ahmed al-Mashhadani, was pulled out in protest at the House of Representatives refused to postpone the clause to withdraw confidence from the minister of defense and the disabled vote, while al-Jubouri announced to postpone the vote on the withdrawal of confidence from the defense minister to next Thursday
Previously, the House of Representatives voted during its meeting of the 12 of the first legislative term of the third legislative year, which was held in the (15 August 2016), a majority on the "dissatisfaction" with answers and defense minister during questioning over corruption and poor management of the Ministry files session, which called for President of the Council to include the withdrawal of confidence on the agenda of the Council at its Allahakh.anthy 29 /