Head of the parliamentary bloc of wisdom confirms: "Abadi is the closest to the presidency of the government"

The political scene Wednesday 16 May 2018 at 15:31 pm (45 views)
Head of the parliamentary bloc of wisdom confirms: "Abadi is the closest to the presidency of the government"

Three days after the end of the elections and the announcement of preliminary results, was put the name of Prime Minister Haider Abadi, for a second term, where the head of the wisdom bloc parliamentary Habib terminal, Tuesday, that Abadi is the closest to take over the presidency of the next government, revealing the start of political talks to form the largest bloc during The next days.

"Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has all the advantages of renewing his mandate, including victory over terrorism and the achievement of a victory alliance with good results in the elections," he said in a press statement.

He added that "the talks to form the next government has started since the announcement of preliminary results and will crystallize during the coming hours to come out of the largest bloc," noting that "the largest bloc will be far from sectarianism and will include all components to the page of sectarianism and quotas.

"The current wisdom that will require the head of the next government to support the trends of state-building and law enforcement and begin to fight corrupt."

He called on Prime Minister Haider Abadi, on Monday, the blocs and parties to respect the election results and follow the legal methods to challenge.

Abadi said in a speech addressed to the people that "the current government under the Constitution will bear all responsibility entrusted to the country's leadership and protect and defend its protection and sovereignty until the formation of the new government, which will take on the task to continue the task and maintain achievements."

He added that "all blocs and parties to respect the results of the elections and follow the legal methods to challenge and concern for the stability of Iraq as more important than other gains."

"Over the past four years, Iraqis have overcome the most serious challenges and overcome the impossible," he said.

The parliamentary elections took place on 12 May 2018 in Baghdad and the provinces amid tight security.

The Electoral Commission announced hours later, that the participation rate reached 44% with the participation of more than 10 million people out of the 24 million eligible to participate in the elections.

The preliminary results came out of the list of others supported by Muqtada al-Sadr first at the level of the provinces followed by the Fatah alliance supported by Hadi al-Amiri and then the victory coalition led by Haider Abadi.

The political and media circles were preoccupied with monitoring the low turnout of polling stations in different Iraqi cities, where the participation rate reached 44% compared to the 2014 elections which reached 60%.

He explained the low participation rates with many problems in the voting procedures, and the failure of electronic auditing, in addition to the general frustration of the repetition of the traditional political forces themselves.

The US State Department congratulated Iraqis on holding parliamentary elections, calling for a "comprehensive" government that meets the needs of all Iraqis.

According to the map of political positions announced, most of the political parties that fought the elections will work to form alliances to form the next government.

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