Zebari reveals the requirement of Imam Sistani in the Constitution .. And shocking words from Bremer[/rtl]
[rtl]Release date:: 2019/8/21 12:15 • 1334 times read[/rtl]
The leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), former foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari, revealed the content of a visit by the party's president Massoud Barzani to the Grand Ayatollah Grand Ayatollah Imam Ali al-Sistani after the fall of the former regime.
"The idea of the Governing Council is the idea of the United Nations, not the idea of the American side," Zebari said in an interview in which he described the construction of power structures in the new Iraq after 2003, particularly the Governing Council, elections and the formation of the first government.
But Zebari said that things did not run smoothly, but there were great difficulties "after the US civilian governor Paul Bremer took power, and became the actual ruler, and in one meeting, I was sitting between Presidents Massoud Barzani and Jalal Talabani, and after he welcomed us, said that we Good people, but suddenly, but he said: I am the leader, and I will manage this country, and you if you have a role will be advisory, and I have a resolution of the Security Council, and we will work to manage the occupation authority and we will judge, and our question is legitimate. Wellness}, for all members of the opposition. "
He added, "Talabani did not believe what he heard from the talk, and was shocked, after the translation of the conversation to Barzani, immediately responded to Bremer, saying: Since our role is over, we will return to Erbil tomorrow," and Talabani also said: We wanted to be partners, and this situation is sad for everyone "If we can run the country, we will come back,"
Zebari said. "After we returned to the hotel, Barzani asked to prepare the cars to go back. I told him no, you have another mission. This man must know that there are real leaders in this country. Sistani in Najaf. In return, we met with Bremer. "I didn't say you would visit Najaf. I had a message I'd like to send to Sistani," he told reporters. "I told him we went there to let you know that this country has important leadership, and the message has arrived."
"Bremer had a plan to hold local American-style conferences at the provincial and country levels. But the Governing Council passed a law on administration," Zebari said. The transitional state, which was the prelude to the constitution, was a guiding paper, and it was the Governing Council and the Coalition Authority that drafted it, as a road map for the constitution.
He pointed out that Mr. Sistani rejected Bremer's idea, and said that the constitution should be written by people elected by the people, is in the first meeting told President Barzani: For me the most important thing is the Constitution.
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