Hashemi: Maliki is facing an international criminal prosecutions and I'm sad Iraqi
Buratha News - 09/20/2012 - 1:42 pm | Hits: 43

N sentenced to death Tareq al-Hashemi, Thursday, a sharp attack on Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, said he "would not hand over" the prosecution of the international community, criticizing the attitude of the Iraqi List; for not withdrawing from the government after the verdict.

The Iraqi judiciary issued earlier this month of September, sentenced to death in absentia on Hashemi after being convicted of "terrorism charges and management of death squads."

Hashemi said in an exclusive interview with TV "Sky News Arabic" from Istanbul that "files on Maliki accumulate, is not safe from prosecution of the international community in the future, no one forgets what he has done in the right MEK in 2011 when he was killed 45 of them and wounded 250 others" , in reference to the Iraqi army attack on Camp Ashraf, about 65 kilometers north of Baghdad.

Hashemi added, "Today there is a Spanish court to consider in this case, the file is ready and awaiting court Maliki leaves office, which gives him immunity, the Court merely sending a signal that apply to appear before it but he refused."

And carrying Hashemi Prime Minister "breakthroughs of human rights in Iraq arrests in secret prisons without trial or charges and facts execution, and collusion with Iran, which tamper security of Iraq," as he put it, he predicted a wave change "close" in Iraq similar to what happened in the countries of the Arab Spring , returned to "the conditions are ripe for change now."

And between al-Hashimi, "al-Maliki would be subjected to an international criminal prosecutions after he leaves office," expressing his readiness to return to Iraq, provided that provides him "a fair trial".

Hashemi expressed his criticism of the attitude of the Iraqi List, after sentencing him to death "because they did not withdraw from the government, which could destabilize the position of al-Maliki to stay as prime minister," he said, adding, "I'm sad because the list dealt with the issues of this weakness."

Maliki accused al-Hashemi "opening Iraqi territory to Iran to support the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad."

"There are convoys of cars carrying aid to Iranian Syria through Iraq does not stop at checkpoints and cross Iraqi territory to Syria their own free will."

"As the Iraqi airspace is open to aviation Iranian to transfer all that is prohibited to Syria," noting that "Iran employs its influence is unprecedented in Iraq to inflict further harm the Syrian people and this issue is no longer absent from a".

He accused al-Hashemi, Nuri al-Maliki, that "works to break the economic embargo on Iran and Syria."

"Iran drown Iraq in their ramshackle currency for buying hard currency, which is the Iraqi people's money from the sales of crude oil."

The Supreme Judicial Council decided to trial al-Hashimi in absentia to three murders, regarding the assassination of director general at the Department of Homeland Security, and the officer in the Ministry of Interior and lawyer.