Maliki: Barzani threatened to quit the government if the opposition involve the change
Tuesday 15 May 2012 11:44 GMT

Sumerian News / Baghdad
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, Tuesday, that the lack of involvement of the Kurdish opposition movement, the change in government was at the request of the President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, indicating that he threatened to quit the government if their involvement, as pointed out that the movement has eight seats in Parliament is entitled to obtain ministerial portfolio.

Nuri al-Maliki said in an interview with Kurdish satellite Nalaa, "The Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, who asked not to engage the MDC opposition Kurdish government," noting that "Barzani threatened to withdraw from the involvement of government in the event of change."

The Prime Minister added that "the MDC has eight parliamentary seats it is entitled to obtain a ministerial portfolio."

The MDC Kurdish occupy eight seats in the Iraqi parliament announced, on 28 November 2011, its withdrawal from the coalition of Kurdish blocs, attributed the reason to not respond to power in Iraqi Kurdistan, led by parties of Barzani and Talabani for a reform program put forward by the two and a half, as expressed Iraqi Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani, regretted the lack of participation of representatives of the list of change in the meetings of Erbil and Baghdad, saying that their position to withdraw from the coalition of Kurdish blocs was surprising at a time when the Kurds need to unite their ranks.

It also announced the movement, on the twentieth of December 2011, not to participate in the new Iraqi government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, saying it is not ready to give up their projects and principles in order to get some ministerial portfolios, accused the president of Iraqi Kurdistan Massoud Barzani of being behind the lack of access to portfolios in the new Iraqi government.

And escalated the differences between the political blocs when shifted from the different Iraqi rule of law to the difference in the latter with the Kurdistan Alliance, too, after the new President of Iraqi Kurdistan Massoud Barzani (April 6, 2012), during his visit to the United States attack against the central government in Baghdad and accused her of shirking promises and commitments, while stressing that the Kurds would not accept in any way to be positions and powers, however, one person, "leading the army of two million."

Revealed the presidency of the Kurdistan region of Iraq, (14 of May), that the message sent to the National Alliance for meeting the five-hosted by the Kurdish regional president Massoud Barzani, the end of last April, provided to inform the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to change his policies towards the political parties, or change itself.

The cleric Moqtada al-Sadr sent a letter to the leader of the National Alliance, Ibrahim al-Jaafari included grace Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's 15 a day to start the implementation of decisions of the meeting of five leaders in Arbil, which was held the 28 of last April, and included a focus on the importance of meeting the national and the need to adhere to its decisions that come out, and commitment to the Constitution which defines the message on the commitment to the Constitution which defines the form of the state and the relationship of the three powers and the independence of the judiciary, and the nomination of the names of the security ministries, to be ratified by the House of Representatives during the week if there is an honest and serious intent by al-Maliki.

The deadline chest the day after tomorrow, the 17 of May, where the Sadrists announced that the National Alliance will meet after the deadline set by its leader, Moqtada al-Sadr to start procedures for withholding confidence from the Prime Minister if you do not respond to the demands of nine, as he emphasized that the coalition figures "competent" candidate to replace al-Maliki, as pointed out a coalition of state law that the points leader of the Sadrist movement, acceptable to all except the no-confidence in Maliki and determine its mandate, stressing that the majority of the political blocs were part of the National Alliance is committed to a government of national partnership "under the leadership of al-Maliki, has not been discussed until now the subject of no-confidence in president Minister.