BAGHDAD / The Foreign Relations Committee said on Monday that the current session of the House of Representatives will not witness the passage of the list of new ambassadors, while stressing that the controversy over the nomination of ambassadors will remain because they are subject to nominations of political blocs.
Committee member Hilal Sahlani said in a press statement received by "Iraq News" that "the Committee has not yet received a list of candidates for new ambassadors, and did not receive the list officially and we are still waiting for that," he was supposed to interview and prepare a final report biographies of candidates and then exposed On the House of Representatives to be voted on. "
He added that "there is disagreement about the representation of candidates from within and outside the ministry, because the Foreign Service Law includes the proportion of those who graduate to the degree of an ambassador from within the ministry and candidates for the political blocs," noting that "some of the names nominated by the ministry is controversial, and reached the Council of Ministers Without the nominations of blocs that have not yet addressed the progress of candidates, and then heard later agreement to equal representation in the Council of Ministers. "
He added that "one of the proposals to resolve the nominations of the ministry first after studying in the Council of Ministers and then sent to Parliament to meet with them and evaluate their qualifications and submitted to a vote within the Council of Representatives to fill the shortage in missions and embassies of Iraq, to move the names of candidates of blocs to the next session. Finished
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