Baghdad {: News} Euphrates began a new session for the trial of Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi on Tuesday included listening to the new witnesses in the case.

A judicial source told the News} {Euphrates that "today's meeting include listening to statements from new witnesses in the trial of Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi."

And decided to Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi to be prosecuted and who is being tried now to withdraw his defense team, accusing the judiciary not impartial.

The Supreme Judicial Council has decided to prosecute al-Hashemi, who is currently in Turkey in absentia on three counts of murder in the Director General of Department of Homeland Security and an officer in the Ministry of Interior and the lawyer. Ended