Moqtada al-Sadr opposed the overthrow of Maliki during a meeting with Kurdish leaders
Moqtada al-Sadr opposed the overthrow of Maliki during a meeting with Kurdish leaders 28/04/2012
It was Muqtada al-Sadr arrived in Arbil, capital of the region on Thursday from Tehran, offering himself as an intermediary between the President of Kurdistan region Masoud Barzani and Maliki.
And met with al-Sadr on Friday in Erbil, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani and a number of senior Kurdish officials, said in a statement posted on the Iraqi president.
Asadi said Zia, leader of the Liberal parliamentary bloc of the Sadrist movement, "Moqtada al-Sadr discuss a number of issues during his visit to the Kurdistan region between the idea of not renewing the mandate of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki."
Asadi said that al-Sadr, "focused on the neutrality of his movement, and called for support instead of the current government toppled by the condition that involve (the government) all the Iraqis in their work."
He said Sadr al-Asadi, "stressed the ideological core of the Sadrist movement based on the need to provide services to the Iraqis and their care, and be the wealth of Iraq for all Iraqis."
He said that among the other topics discussed by Moqtada al-Sadr, with his hosts Kurdish "problem between the President of Kurdistan and the central government and other political problems."
The official confirmed that the chest last discussed the topic of al-Sadr not to renew the mandate of the al-Maliki with Kurdish leaders, but added he did not get agreement on the subject because it requires a law to that effect in the House of Representatives.
The official said "We have announced the Prime Minister in more than one occasion that he would not seek a third term and even called for the mandate of the Prime Minister two terms."