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A picture of Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, the top center of the city of Sulaymaniyah (Asharq Al-Awsat)
Baghdad: Hamza Mustafa
At a time of continuing political and legal controversy about the health of Iraqi President Jalal Talabani and the legal status of the presidency, the presidency announced that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki officially inquired about the health of Talabani senior adviser Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid. A statement from the presidency said yesterday that «Senior Adviser to the President Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid visited Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, has asked the Prime Minister about the health of President Talabani, who is being treated in Germany, where he confirmed senior adviser to the president's health is improving steadily, and that the Iraqi people will brief on the results of this improvement.
The statement added that «the prime minister expressed his best wishes for a speedy recovery to the President of the Republic and return to the homeland. He said the presidential statement that «Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid, who has returned from the Kurdistan region soon, the provision About parliamentary elections and their results.
For his part, the prime minister said, according to the statement that «the elections are another step in the consolidation of the pillars of democracy, and this step will be another factor in the security and stability and to move forward in the provision of services and the promotion of the development project in Iraq. The inquiry comes Maliki Talabani's health after raising more political and legal controversy by political leaders, clerics and activists about the existence seemed intentional blackout on the president's health.
The head of the Iraqi Parliament Osama Najafi said he «is wrong to cover up the real situation to the health of the president, although parliament before the application of the Constitution which identified two cases of Replacement of the President, namely death or disability, and did not know any of them», expressing his hope that «is advertised condition health through a medical report to be able to clear parliament after the application of the Constitution. The Nujaifi that «the family of the President of the Republic has apologized and has rejected a request by five months ago, almost to Talabani's visit and check on his health and learn things constitutional and legal for the position, but the family has apologized, stating that the president is undergoing treatment and can not see him».
In the same vein, he said the cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, said that «not true that Iraq will be without a president known determination, and the alternative, however, the people that democracy was instituted, and ask God wellness of the current president, Jalal Talabani», reiterated his call for «send a delegation to check on the health of Talabani.
While trying the leaders of the Kurdistan Democratic Party and members of parliament his staff to avoid the statement about the health of President Jalal Talabani, the leaders of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, led by Talabani are the only ones who stand up to inquire about the health of the president but conservatively markedly in recent months, having monopolized his family and inner circle him to talk about health. In this context, he stressed the head of the Kurdistan Alliance bloc in the Iraqi parliament and leader of the founder of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Fuad Masum, told «Middle East», that «as long as Dr. Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid, a related affinity with President Jalal Talabani, is confirmed that his health improved, he paid a visit to the Prime Minister, who took the inquiry process, it must be true news. Masum added that «the general atmosphere indicate that, and that, based on what was announced by Rashid, the information must be accurate and official.
In the same context, he stressed member of the Iraqi parliament for a coalition of state law, Sami al-Askari, told «Middle East», that «the issue of reception Maliki Abdul Latif Rashid and what House and why inquire about the president's health now I do not have information about it, but what can be said in this area that everything that President Talabani's health and long-time which استلزمه treatment and no one knows when it ends but is taking into account the situation of the Kurdish no more. The military added that «the office of President if the share of the other hand, what has been the patience to it, but it has been said since the first week that the position became vacant, and he does not need to elect a new president. The military that «the Kurdish situation is complicated, as the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan is not qualified to choose a replacement, and also there is a complicated situation inside the Kurdistan Alliance and the alternative could create a problem in itself, and that the president protocols, and that period is no longer far away from the election, so the there is a kind of silence about it.
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