Zebari apologized and close to Barzani accompanied Abadi to visit New York

2016/9/18 23:14

[Oan- Baghdad]

Prime Minister's Office revealed apology Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari to accompany Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on his visit to New York that it is directed Sunday evening.

A spokesman for the Information Office of the Prime Minister, Saad al-Hadithi, in a press statement, that "the President of the Presidium of the Kurdistan region, Fuad Hussein [who is close to the region's president, Massoud Barzani, accompanied by the Prime Minister, to America," he said, "was scheduled to participate Minister financial Hoshyar Zebari, but he apologized to participate visit ". Without that explains the reasons for this.

And Osaf Sabri al-Abadi said, "is leading a delegation to the United States, to participate in the activities of United Nations General Assembly."

The Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, went Sunday night to New York at the head of an official delegation to attend the meetings of the General Assembly of the United Nations session 71.

He pointed to a statement by his press office said Abadi "Iraq will deliver a speech at the United Nations will also hold a number of meetings with world leaders and international organizations."

Ebadi said in a press conference after the cabinet meeting today that he will meet with 30 leaders and heads of state on the sidelines of Alammomcih Assembly of the United Nations meeting, including US President Barack Obama "at the request of" the latter.

It is said that Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari, is facing corruption charges is likely to show no-confidence vote in the parliament session scheduled for next Wednesday.

The House of Representatives, had been questioned in the 27 of last August Zebari [leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party and voted not to conviction Bojobth a move that could pave the way for his dismissal soon.

The prime minister Haider al-Abadi that interrogations parliament unconstitutional a legal right to him, but at the same time stressed the need to remove them from the "political target".

He accused Zebari, head of a coalition of state law, Nuri al-Maliki, to "stand behind the questioning to topple the government and parliament," he said.

He was scheduled to vote at its September 8 of this on the withdrawal of confidence from the Minister of Finance but the lack of quorum prevented the meeting which postponed until after the Eid al-Adha holiday.