[size=36]Abadi's office responds to the Supreme Judicial Council[/size]
Political | 08:05 - 28/10/2019
The Office of the former Prime Minister, Chairman of the Coalition of victory, Haider al-Abadi, on Monday, to the Supreme Judicial Council, after accusing him of "the participation of corrupt government ministers in their crimes, and the exploitation of his position previously for special purposes."
"We deplore the statement of the Supreme Judicial Council, which came in response to Abadi's call to preserve the independence of the judiciary, which is his constitutional right," Abadi's media office said in a statement received.
The office confirmed that "Abadi's white record is known to all, the first of which is the judiciary. He is a student and always calls for the rule of law, integrity and accountability of spoilers. He never intervened in favor of a suspicious case. Of corruption files, including the file of fraud in the 2018 elections in order to ensure the safety of state buildings. "
He continued: "We challenge any party to prove the involvement of Abadi to defend corrupt or intervene to protect the embezzler, and ((true) why the silence of the judiciary then to disclose now in these particular circumstances !! Is it not the voter who chooses in a system that is supposed to adopt the principle of separation of powers? How can the judiciary challenge the intentions and rule on the assumptions in a statement on an issue that has not been discussed? And even if we imposed it, is it permissible to accuse the lawyer who defends the defendant Is it not an explicit violation of the integrity of the site and a violation of article 87 of the Constitution, which affirms the independence of the judiciary?
He added: "We would like to reassure everyone that Abadi is always biased towards the rule of law and service of the people in order to preserve the homeland and the citizen and not a greed for power, and is ready for public debates to clarify the facts so that the people to judge men and attitudes and policies."
The spokesman of the Supreme Judicial Council Judge Abdul Sattar Bayrakdar said in a statement received (Mawazine News), that the judiciary was and will continue to remain independent and will not take sides against another and that its bias in addition to the application of the law only.
He added that the media center was briefed by former Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on the call of the Presidency of the Judicial Council to preserve the independence of the judiciary and we would like to reassure him and others.
Bayrakdar, in response to Abadi: "You are the first to know that the judiciary does not respond to the wishes of the executive authority, the evidence was rejecting your requests you and your office manager when you were trying to exploit your position for your own purposes and alerts you to consider the use of terms that undermine confidence in the judiciary because it did not and will not achieve your dream dreams of returning to office Your defense of your former ministers because they were brought by the judiciary for corruption crimes underscores the suspicion that you were a partner in their crimes. "