Source for Reuters: Three major Shiite blocs give Zarrafi the green light to form the Iraqi government
IRAQIYA TV POOL / REUTERS TV / via REUTERS / Reuters – An Iraqi political source revealed, today, Friday, a meeting held by three large Shiite parliamentary blocs, which resulted in the appointment of Prime Minister-designate Adnan Al-Zorfi, the green light, to form the new Iraqi government.
The source said to RT that “the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, who did not appear and did not send a representative during the meeting of the Shiite blocs, on Thursday evening, provided that there were no representatives of the State of Law coalition led by Nuri al-Maliki and the Asaib al-Haq movement led by Qais Khazali, in any meetings related to the fate of the next government, so that its representatives can attend”.
He added that after a meeting of the Shiite blocs held a second meeting, late Friday night in the house of al-Hakim, the leader of the opposition coalition, Ammar al-Hakim, and the representative of al-Sadr, a former minister, Nassar al-Rubaie, and the leader of the Al-Fatah coalition, Hadi al-Amiri, gathered.
He pointed out that “the second meeting agreed on general principles on giving the green light to the commissioner, Adnan Al-Zarfi, to start forming his interim government.”