The fate of the Iraqi prime minister remains in limbo since [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] , due to pressure from the popular protests that have been in place since the beginning of last October. Although Iraqi sources reported on Friday evening that there is almost agreement between the political blocs on the nomination of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] to head the government, the protesters of Tahrir Square in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, refused the candidacy of the Sudanese, considering that as a disregard for the demands of the Iraqi street and its continued movement for two months.
This could bring the crisis back to its starting point again, or it may revive other names that might run for the new government.
Among those names, according to what Arabic learned. Four Shiite political figures are still competing temporarily.
The Shiite political blocs and representatives of their allies, politicians from the Kurds and Sunnis, are engaged in continuous dialogues in order to agree on a new prime minister who can save the regime from its crisis.
In this context, the scenes of the prolonged meetings revealed that the nomination was limited to four personalities, one of whom could assume the first executive position in the country, as names with a political balance are circulating within the system, including the deputy and the former minister, Muhammad Shi'a Al-Sudani, and the independent Shiite politician, former minister Abdel-Hussein Abtan, the current head of the intelligence service, Mustafa al-Kazemi, and the governor of Basra, Asaad al-Eidani.
And faces the Iraqi political scene, a crisis in choosing the next prime minister, due to public pressure on the need to bring an independent figure from outside the ruling center for 16 years.
The Iraqi movement had announced its rejection of the names in circulation to succeed the resigned Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, and a statement on behalf of the protesters in Tahrir Square specified conditions that must be met in the head of the interim government, including his independence from any party or stream and all external interference.Continuous meetings
To that, a source in the Presidency of the Republic of Iraq told Al-Arabiya.net that the meetings of political blocs with parliamentary weight continue on a daily basis, as President Barham Saleh leads all of these meetings in order to reach agreements that guarantee a balance between the powers of the authority and the street The protest, "noting that" the most prominent attendees at the meeting are the leaders of the Alliance of Al-Fath (led by Hadi al-Amiri), the Alliance of Iraqi Forces (headed by Muhammad al-Halbousi), the Democratic and Patriotic Party of Kurdistan, as well as the intermittent presence of the Alliance of Walking.
He added that "the recent meetings, it was agreed to limit the nomination for the position of the next prime minister, to four people, who are MP Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani, independent politician Abdel-Hussein Abtan, the governor of Basra, Asaad Al-Eidani, and Mustafa Al-Kazemi, the current head of the National Intelligence Service," noting that "a lot of The names previously nominated for the position have been rejected on local political and international considerations. "
And on the reason for restricting the race to those four personalities, the presidential source explained, "The candidacy of the Sudanese came because he was widely accepted political, even if he belonged to the Islamic Dawa Party / Iraq Organization, while Abdul Hussein Abtan was named because he is an independent candidate and he is still within the Shiite political system, Also, his chances with the street are great, as a result of winning for the young days when he was a minister of sport.[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] Sign with the names of candidates for the presidency of the Iraqi government (France Press)The conquest is pushing towards an independent filter
In the context of that, representatives of the Al-Fatah coalition revealed that their alliance is pushing towards an independent candidate to head the next government, stressing that the next stage requires that, "as it is a temporary stage."
Representative Naim Al-Aboudi told Al-Arabiya.net that “there are very big problems in the political situation, but it is not permissible to skip the law and the constitution, and everyone bears responsibility to preserve the situation and the political process,” noting that “there is a persistent work to amend the constitution, after That the Electoral Commission Law and the Electoral Law be enacted. He also stressed that the Building Alliance "with the prime minister not assuming a person belonging to the political parties, and his mission will be dangerous, accurate and difficult for the future of Iraq, and this person must have the acceptability of the street and the political situation, and we do not expect that everyone will agree to it."
With regard to offering the names nominated for the position of head of the next prime minister, Al-Aboudi explained that "until now, there is no formal consensus or consensus on one name, that the head of the resigned government can succeed."[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] Mohammed Shiaa Al-SudaniSudanese declares political independence
For his part, the MP announced the State of Law coalition, Muhammad Shia'a Al-Sudani, his resignation from his parliamentary bloc led by Nuri al-Maliki, and from his political party in general.
"I announce my resignation from the Islamic Dawa Party / Iraq Organization, and from the rule of law coalition," al-Sudani said in a tweet on Twitter. He added, "I am not a candidate for any party. Iraq belongs to me first."
The Sudanese belong to the Dawa Party / Iraq Organization, led by former Vice President Khudair Al-Khuzai, who is allied with the leader of the Islamic Dawa Party / General Organization, Nuri al-Maliki, within the framework of the State of Law bloc (26 MPs in the Iraqi Parliament), and the Sudanese party’s resignation comes, Which held several ministerial positions, the most important of which is the Ministry of Labor, Trade, Industry and Finance, after the resignation of the former deputy for the al-Hikma stream, Abd al-Hussein Abtan, who announced his resignation in August of the parliament and his political party led by Ammar al-Hakim.The agreement on the largest bloc failed
In the same context, the independent deputy, Basem Al-Hayali, announced that the political blocs failed to agree on forming a larger bloc that would take on the official mandate to form the next government.
Al-Hayali told Al-Arabiya.net that “the fragmentation of the blocs and the dissolution of the representatives from their blocs after their victory in the House of Representatives weakened the winning lists in the recent elections,” noting that “the largest bloc cannot be identified today, because the parliamentary scene is fragmented, in addition to the political situation Confusing. "
The Iraqi MP added that "the grave mistake came from the beginning of the formation of the Adel Abdul Mahdi government, and exceeded the threshold of the largest bloc in Parliament," noting that "today we do not know which of us is the bloc supposed to be assigned to form the government, especially after the first winner’s Saaron bloc waived its right and invited an alliance The conquest of the various blocs to participate in the selection of a new prime minister. "