Parliament clings to host Abadi, despite the meeting with heads of blocs
BAGHDAD / Mohammad Sabah
It rejected the parliamentary blocs, yesterday, abandoning its commitment to host the Prime Minister in the House of Representatives despite the presence of its representative at an evening meeting called him last in the government palace.
MPs from the Dawa Party and wished that only the heads of blocs hosting a session, expressing fears of the exploitation of the meeting to create a crisis with Abadi. They attributed the Prime Minister is absent from the parliament session to his preoccupation with visiting Washington, expecting his presence to the House of Representatives after his participation in the Arab summit.
And it stresses the need for blocs to attend the Prime Minister to the House of Representatives to clarify the terms of appeal against the budget, in addition to explaining the course of his trip to Washington and meet with US President, as well as to discuss the political and security files.
The Prime Minister is absent from a meeting last Thursday , which was devoted to hosting to clarify his accusations to the legislative authority to redeploy 50 billion dinars from the doors of the federal budget disbursement is described as "Balkhva."
The government and sparked a new crisis with the parliament, against the background of an item of appeal to 21 budget 2017 before the Federal Court include a demand for the abolition of 15 paragraph, and the reformulation of the other paragraphs of items.
The chairman of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives to begin collecting signatures to question the prime minister for refusing to come to the parliament and to clarify the appeal budget and the charges made by the deputies.
He revealed the leader of the Dawa Party , MP Ali Keywords for an invitation from the Office of the Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi to the heads and representatives of the political blocs in parliament to attend to inform them of the results of his recent visit to Washington. "Hoping that this meeting will be a substitute for hosting , which called for a parliament session.
Describes MP a close associate of al - Abadi, told (long) yesterday criticized the House of Representatives , "they are trying to exploit this crisis to provoke problems and conflicts during the course of the meeting host." saw Keywords that " the current circumstances makes it imperative for everyone to stand -by- side government and its support in the face of terrorism and eliminate it."
Commenting Al Z modern MP Keywords, confirms the Parliamentary Finance Committee member of the invitation of the Prime Minister does not substitute for the host in the parliamentary session, revealing the province of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan ( PUK ) blocks, and the change of Kurdistan, the Islamic Community, the Islamic Union of the meeting of the Prime Minister.
The MP said Ahmed al - Haj, in statement (term), " the call reached the second Deputy Speaker of the House of Aram Sheikh Mohammed through a telephone call from the secretary of the Prime Minister and tell him to call the Kurdish blocs to meet with al - Abadi in his own office."
Al - Hajj said , "said Kurdish blocs want clarification from Abadi on appeals submitted in terms of the budget law and related entitlements of the Peshmerga and the provinces of Halabja, Kirkuk and peasants of the region , " noting that " the prime minister did not attend to answer the question of oral submitted by one Kurdish deputies on activating the principle of balance between all components in the federal government. "
The prime minister pledged to the Presidency of the Council of Representatives to come to the parliament upon the completion of his visit to Washington , which lasted three days , during which he met with US President and a number of US executives and legislators, and discussed with them the security, economic and political issues.
Abadi raised a visit to Washington angry reactions from Shiite parties against the backdrop of comments made by the prime minister on the fate of the crowd volunteers after the liberation of Mosul.
In parallel, the parliamentary Finance Committee confirms that the Presidency of the Council of Representatives will determine the new session to host the Prime Minister soon, to respond to the recent accusations about budget transfers, as well as the implications of his visit to Washington.
MP says a member of the Finance Committee Masood Haider, in an interview (term), " The Prime Minister 's response to a request hosted by the Parliament of his intention to come and attend the meetings this week to answer and answer all questions concerning the nature of the challenges the government on the budget law."
Dawa Party justifies not to attend Abadi to the meeting host to his preoccupation with Bsafarth to Washington, confirming the presence of the prime minister to parliament upon his return from the Jordanian capital Amman after his participation in the Arab summit next Wednesday 29 , a brief summary of this March.
MP says Messenger Abu Hasna (range) that "there are four axes of the parliament to be discussed with al - Abadi, the first includes the subject of appeals, and the second visit to Washington, and the third participation in the Arab summit, the fourth axis and the political and security file."
The Abu Hasna pointed out that " the participation of al - Abadi in the Arab summit in Amman prevented the achievement of his meeting with the Dawa Party." He predicted at the same time to meet Prime Minister Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz on the sidelines of the Arab summit.
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