[size=36]Abdelmahdi presents corruption cases in his weekly conference: arrest warrants against 11 ministers[/size]
Political | 06:57 - 23/07/2019
BAGHDAD (Reuters) -
Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi on Tuesday presented documents on corruption issues during his weekly conference, while he pointed to the issuance of warrants for the arrest of 11 ministers or their rank.
"The 1267 cases of corruption attributed to integrity and the directorates of control in the country amounted to 261 cases," Abdul Mahdi said at the conference attended by Mawazine News.
He added that "there are unresolved issues in various state institutions amounted to a total of 4117 cases, we will mention the names of defendants in the event of investigations proved corruption."
He pointed out that "there are arrest warrants issued against 11 ministers and those of their rank," noting that "the Anti-Corruption Council strengthened its measures to combat corruption and work hard to pursue the spoilers."
He referred to the "referral of the sanctions file of the US Treasury to legal advisers to decide on them."