Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, opponents of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has not been able to gather enough votes to withdraw confidence from the government.

He said the media office of President Talabani in a statement that "the Committee mandated by the President checks received the signatures of 160 MPs from the coalition in Iraq and the coalition forces of Kurdistan and the mass of the free and the number of independent deputies, were added to them later on a list of number of members of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. "and added that "11 of the House of Representatives signatories have informed the Office of the President to withdraw their signatures as requested deputies two other comments signing."

He explained that "in light of this and due to lack of quorum, the message His Excellency the President of the Republic, despite the readiness of the text, have not reported to the House of Representatives. "

He has promised to Talabani earlier blocs of political opposition to the performance of the Maliki government to transfer their demands to the Parliament in the event of the signing of more than half the number of deputies (325 members) demand the withdrawal of confidence from the al-Maliki.