Iraq waiting for a formal response to their candidates for the defense portfolio
17/02/2012 13:27

Baghdad, February 17 (Rn) - The Iraqi List led by former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi Friday it waiting for a reply formally to the list of candidates for the defense portfolio that provided earlier in showed that it has a list of other candidates are just as experienced and efficient than the former candidates.

Under the agreement between the political blocs that called the National Alliance candidate for the Ministry of Interior and the coalition in Iraq another candidate for the Ministry of Defence.

And Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki during a meeting last year give him the confidence to work on naming ministers of the ministries that are run through a proxy weeks, but that did not happen because of differences between the blocks on some of the names of candidates to fill the bags of the security ministries.

The leading figure in the list Dhafir al-Ani told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that "the Iraqi List, was nominated earlier in the group names to fill the defense portfolio and we believe that the candidates of the Iraqi List, enjoy the capacity, efficiency and professionalism and if there is a different opinion about our candidates is assumed to be of opinion in a formal way."

He explained, "We believe that the reason for blocking the Iraqi List, candidates for the post of Minister of Defence due to the lack of agreement on the National Alliance candidate for the post of Minister of the Interior." Expected that "the process of naming ministers easier after an agreement on the National Alliance candidate for the job."

And that "Iraq has a list of other candidates for the job experience and no less favorable than its former candidates." He pointed out that "the Iraqi List, hopes to finish the issue of naming ministers of security before the start of the National Congress."
And shall be managed by the Ministry of Defence and Acting Minister of Culture, Saadoun al-Dulaimi after the current assignment by al-Maliki amid criticism from the list of Allawi as still-Maliki and the acting interior minister.

Dulaimi and belongs to the "coalition of the center," which recently joined the Iraqi and had served as Minister of Defense in the government of Ibrahim al-Jaafari, 2006-2007.

And demanding an end to the Iraqi List, file bags, security and military formations is related to the official commander of the armed forces, most notably "The power of counter-terrorism" was founded on the mind other than the Constitution.