Maliki: not entitled to the province or territory to object to the movement of the army
The time on Wednesday, October 24 1 / Okrudolf 2012 14:46 | |
Baghdad / Orr News
Stressed Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki that the movement of the army must be free on every inch of the land of Iraq is not entitled to the province or territory objection, describing the move Peshmerga in the disputed areas as legal and constitutional violation.
He said in answering reporters' questions directed at him through the window to communicate with the media for the site mail to his press office: "The security file management functions and jurisdiction of the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and Minister responsible for the security file."
He said he was the division of responsibilities in the country to the leaders of operations in the provinces (Baghdad, Anbar and Nineveh provinces Euphrates and Basra) and all of the leadership of the mission of coordinating security effort between the pieces and the security services of the federal army and police, intelligence and national security. "
He continued: "Therefore, the Tigris also Operations Command forces is not a new or additional also create enough about, and the tasks entrusted to it lies within the disputed areas under the command of three military teams (fourth, fifth and twelfth) in the three provinces."
Maliki stressed that the leadership of the Tigris "do not target a component or a province or national but it is administrative and regulatory action within the constitutional powers."
He said: "The formations teams and leaders operations and the movement of the army must be free on every inch of the land of Iraq is not entitled to the province or territory objection, because the duty of these formations is to protect national sovereignty, and that this action falls within the responsibility to protect national security from terrorism and sabotage" .
He added: "When we formed simultaneously processes and Tigris Rivers did not object to the provinces of Samawah, Nasiriyah and Salahuddin, Diyala and Kirkuk but only, an objection has no legal basis."
He continued: "The accusation fact that its leaders Baathist and others, it is unfortunate realize intended, even if they had trapped shapes that it would have been easy, but what was the reaction was continued movement army, while moving the Regional Guard forces in the disputed areas Although it legal and constitutional violation. "
On the subject of armament contracts, Maliki expressed his regret "that the political bickering up to this point so that the objection to arm the Iraqi army charged with protecting Iraq's sovereignty of repeated violations or possible consequences of the events of the region."
He said: "The Iraqi army has all the components of the Iraqi people under the supervision of an elected government."
He said: "The armament defensive only within Iraq policy toward defensive action for sovereignty and not for the purpose of aggression and transgression, and we are within the Constitution and the government program which was approved by the House of Representatives are working to arm the Iraqi army what it needs to, however voices objecting not measured voices pro and welcoming ".
He explained: "The objections talking about the illusion that this weapon will go to this or that party as was the case under the dictatorial rule of the Baath."
With regard to the arrest warrant central bank governor, Maliki said: "It is no secret that many differences with the government of Directors of the Central Bank and has serious remarks about a lot of activity and monetary policy and otherwise."