Iraq's Maliki rejects a candidate to carry the defense portfolio
24/10/2011 10:54

Baghdad, October 24 / October (Rn) - The adviser in the Iraqi government on Monday, the Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, told the Iraqi List, for refusing to assign the Ministry of Defense of the Deputy for the Iraqi List Atab league, stressing the need to nominate a personal independent military have the competence and ability to manage Department of Defense after the American withdrawal from Iraq at the end of this year.
Said Abdul Hussein Hamid Al Jabri told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that "Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki told today's Iraqi List led by Iyad Allawi, formally the necessity of putting a personal independent military has the capability and capacity to manage the Defense Department after the American withdrawal from Iraq at the end of this year" .
And pointed out that "the message that comes to cut-Maliki talking about the nomination of Rep. Atab league and rejected pre-attached to the Ministry of Defence for not possessing expertise in the management of the security file."
A number of Iraqi women, the House had demanded earlier this month, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and the attribution of the Deputy Ministry of Defence of the Iraqi List Atab league.
For its part, said the Iraqi List MP for the league's Atab (Rn) that "its list of officially nominated last week to take over the Ministry of Defense."
But a source close to the Iraqi leader Ayad Allawi said (Rn) that "Iraq did not nominate Atab the league, the government's response came on the back of her remarks and informally."
The source pointed out that "close to Maliki delivered the letter to the head of the list Iyad Allawi, the need to nominate people with a qualified and experienced in the military field."
The source explained that "periodic release of these statements for the purposes of her with a private army in the Taji area," noting that "the league knows very well that the mass of the solution rallying under the Iraqi List will not be nominated for this position."
The Iraqi Council of Representatives voted on 21 December / December last year to give confidence to the government of Nuri al-Maliki, which included 42 ministers, while Maliki took himself and the Ministries of Interior, Defense and National Security Agency until the selection of ministers to them.