BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, for Iraqiya List, Salem Daly said that Iyad Allawi, leader of the List will not attend the meeting called by the President of the Iraqi National Alliance Ibrahim al-Jaafari at his home today, due to his commitment for an international conference.

He said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that "Iyad Allawi is keen to attend this meeting and the breakfast banquet (eftar) called by the President of the National Alliance, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, but his commitment to attend an international conference, has prevented that."

He added: "An invitation had been send to the leaders and MPs of Iraqiya List, and there will be a good attendance for the MPs of Iraqiya List to this meeting."

A Source told / NINA / that "The leaders of political blocs will meet on Tuesday evening in a response to an invitation of the National Alliance. / End