Iraqi parliament ends recess to convene a meeting tomorrow, the center of weights not to be held
02/01/2012 13:51

Erbil, January 2 (Rn) - A member of the Iraqi Council of Representatives on Monday, was scheduled to end the Parliament tomorrow New Year holiday to convene a meeting with a second reading of the draft general budget bill for 2012, likely not in session, the session due to continued differences between the blocks policy within the Council.

According to the MP for the coalition of Kurdish blocs light Dargaia told the Kurdish news agency (Rn), that "It is expected to end the Iraqi parliament tomorrow, New Year holiday to convene a meeting with a second reading of the draft general budget bill for 2012," likely "not to convene the hearing due to lack of quorum against the backdrop of the continuing differences between the coalition and Iraqi rule of law within the Council. "

For his part, said a member of the Iraqi parliament for a coalition of Kurdish blocs Chuan Mohamed Taha (Rn), that "according to the agenda meeting of the Council for tomorrow is scheduled for the second reading of the draft general budget of Iraq for the year 2012," noting that "it is not certain to hold a hearing tomorrow weights due to non-quorum impact of the continuing differences between the political blocs in parliament. "

The Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has recently requested from the Iraqi Council of Representatives may withdraw confidence from a leading political Saleh al-Mutlaq, a deputy prime minister on the grounds that he lacks confidence in the political process.

As announced in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior (19/12/201) for the issuance of arrest warrant against Tarek al-Hashemi in accordance with Article 4 (terrorism), as offered to the confessions of three members of the protection which they highlighted the Hashemite Petklifam by Hashemi to carry out assassinations and detonate explosive devices since 2009 .

Hashemi denied the charges against him and questioned the confessions offered by the Iraqi television station on Monday to protect individuals from said they were "carrying out the killings on his orders," and demanded the transfer of the investigation to the Kurdistan region.

Hashemi and al-Mutlaq, leader of the Iraqi bloc, a group of secular character and reluctantly joined the unity government led by al-Maliki.

Iraq has boycotted the meetings of deputies and ministers in recent times, complaining they are being marginalized, although it the largest single bloc in the Council.

And intensified the political struggle between Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and his rivals in the fragile agreement to share power in conjunction with the withdrawal of the last U.S. troops from Iraq.

Being politicians, senior Iraqi talks with al-Maliki and other leaders to contain the situation for fear of exacerbating the crisis that could push Iraq back into the midst of sectarian unrest.

And made the United States, which ended its military presence in the 18 of December of last year, concern over the political situation in Iraq, as told U.S. Vice President in a telephone conversation President Minister Nuri al-Maliki and House of Representatives Osama Najafi's "concern" his country's political situation in Iraq .