Sources: Maliki form a committee of those close to him to discuss a new arms deal with Russia
Erbil December 27 (PNA) - A source said Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki form a new committee to negotiate with Russia on the conclusion of an arms deal for Iraq, after exposure scandal commissions in the previous deal, which pointed to Iraqi sources to the involvement of a number of his close associates and which referred to the Commission parliamentary investigation dossier to the Integrity Commission and the Attorney General.
The source, who asked not to be identified, told the Middle East that al-Maliki, rather than address the repercussions of the scandal caused by close to him deal Russian weapons, which raised domestic public opinion, instructed to form a committee of all its members from the Shiites, mostly from the Dawa party and mostly close to al-Maliki specifically , and this in itself raises a lot of doubts in light of the scandal the previous lack of clarity in any action against those who produce them.
The source added: The «Committee includes a number of senior advisers and associates of al-Maliki as they Faleh Fayyad's national security adviser and the first team corner Abboud Qanbar Hashim Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations and the first team corner student Hgati Mishary chief counter-terrorism and Lt. Gen. Hamid Atiya Khuyn commander Army Aviation and Fadel Abbas Mehdi Legal Counsel in the Office of the Adjutant General Maj. Gen. engineer Hadi torment Salman, Director of Military Engineering and Maj. Gen. Bahaa Hussein Abdel director infantry and Abdul-Zahra Shehab Abdul director general budget and programs at the Defense Ministry and General Staff Engineer supporter Abdolreza Obaid deputy chief of air defense and Brigadier Abdul Karim Ahmed Mohammed from the leadership of the Army Air and Brigadier Engineer Mazen Mohsen Hassan from the leadership of the Army Air and Brigadier General Jamal Mzaal Taher from the Directorate of Military Intelligence and Khalid Mohammed Mardan Directorate General of arming, equipping, Essam Abdel Karim star كزار of the Directorate General of arming, equipping and Ashraf Nizar Saad Director, Office of National Security Advisor » .
The source said: «through check names turns out that all these despite the fact that some of them occupy positions military state and the various Alsnov military, but a confidant of al-Maliki, or affiliates it, while that after the scandal that was exposed was supposed from the Prime Minister that sends a neutral committee and representatives of all the components to assure Iraqis that he has no interest to him or his party or his community of this deal, but for Iraq.
But Ali al-Moussawi, media advisor to the Prime Minister, denied the existence of «any one of the names contained in the Commission mentioned belongs to the Dawa Party. Moussawi said in a statement that «the names contained not a person of the Dawa Party, and they know it well, pointing out that« the majority of these have different functional addresses in the military and they are far from Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. He added that «the issue of being Shia or Sunni or Arabs or Kurds, we are here not to look sectarian identity or ethnic administrator as far as it relates to his work, and therefore the assumption that these names are true it has not been selected based on the title of sectarian but the title and functional and will bear responsibility for their work».
He Moussawi «that the new delegation that negotiates on Russian weapons including Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds, pointing out that« no intent is forming on the basis of quotas, but this is the nature of Iraqi society and its diversity.
Since the Donk got busted, now he is gonna try to cut a new deal.