Alliance of prospective Sunni Kurd chest to face al-Maliki May 14, 2017
Alliance of prospective Sunni Kurd chest to face al-Maliki
May 14, 2017 | 12:53
Al-Hayat, reported that there is a great political struggle, began heralds appear in recent weeks between the Shiite leaders, especially between the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and the leader of a coalition of state law, Nuri al-Maliki, confirmed that al-Sadr is working to form a coalition of Shiite Sunni Kurd against al-Maliki.
She Life in a report, its issue (Sunday, 14 May 2017) seen by the "Iraqi position," that despite the lack of an environment for the holding of elections in the country before April 2018, the political conflict has raged in recent weeks between the Shiite leaders, especially between al-Sadr and al-Maliki.
She said, "Maliki aspires to gather various forces in favor of the formation of a political majority government under his leadership has, along with most of the Shiite forces (except for al-Sadr), Sunni and Kurdish forces, while al-Sadr is approaching the declaration of an electoral alliance with the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, to form the axis may attract a leader coalition «united» Osama Najafi and the forces of Kurdish-led "Kurdistan Democratic party", intended to keep al-Maliki, "according to its expression.
Life that "al-Sadr, she used the street as a weapon to create an electoral environment, and called for changing the Electoral Commission and to change the electoral law or amended, because they have contributed to for Maliki's coalition in 2014 the majority of votes, saying that 30 percent of those votes were rigged, and the Commission contributed to the fraud, while Maliki's bloc supports the Commission was willing to extend its mandate to oversee provincial elections as well as parliamentary elections in 2018 year. "
The newspaper quoted a deputy in the rule of law, who preferred anonymity, "The mass of the Commission does not support but are considered dismiss after questioning the legitimacy of the votes would appeal obtained by the bloc and in the legitimacy of the previous elections, and this is unacceptable," as he put it.