[size=36]The stubbornness of the political blocs and Saleh's hesitation prolong the prime minister’s crisis ... and sit-ins are on hunger strike[/size]
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, protesters started a sit-in in Baghdad and some provinces, on Monday, they went on hunger strike to not meet the demands of the protesters.
The Mawazine News correspondent said that the protesters in Baghdad and the southern governorates started a hunger strike campaign, and put signs on the mouth of each of them, indicating its closure and not eating anything. "
He added that" the protesters threatened not to end the strike until the election law legislation they want And the fulfillment of the rest of their demands and assign a transitional prime minister according to the specifications they set. "
The demonstrators' statement stated: "Beginning with mercy for our martyrs, healing for our wounded, and victory for us ... in order to develop our peaceful methods in the uprising, and to pressure the House of Representatives, who must vote tomorrow on the election law according to our demands, and also to pressure the president of the republic not to assign the prime minister The timetable is according to what they want, but according to our conditions and the specifications put forth by the sit-in ... We invite you to start a hunger strike from 8 am on Monday 23/12/2019 until voting in the evening on the election law, which should be according to what we are satisfied with .. We also announce that the voting session should be public and broadcast live, until All dimensions Iraqis what is going on within this fateful meeting, and warn that circumvented the demands of true, because we will develop our methods of protest peaceful, and then every incident. "
He had confirmed an informed political source, the President of the Republic Barham Salih rejected party nominations for the post of prime minister, indicating that he was waiting for the parliament to be decided to name the largest bloc.
The source said, "The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, insists on not responding to party nominations before Parliament determines who is the current largest bloc and who is its candidate."
It is noteworthy that the President of the Republic transmitted, yesterday, Sunday, the answer of the Federal Court regarding the largest bloc to the House of Representatives, "at the same time calling on Parliament to" define the largest bloc. "
And previously, the Federal Supreme Court in Iraq gave two expressions to the largest number of parliamentary blocs, in response to the request of the President of the Republic about defining the largest bloc. And the spokesman for the court, Iyas Samuk, said that the term of the largest number of representative blocs mentioned in Article 76 of the constitution means either the bloc that was formed after the elections through One electoral list or the bloc formed after the elections from two or more lists from the electoral lists and entered the House of Representatives and became its seats after entering the most parliament and its members took the oath in the first session.
And the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, sent a letter to the Presidency of the Council of Representatives, regarding the largest bloc, which includes an official request by the Construction Alliance to nominate Qusay al-Suhail to head the next government.
Popular protests escalated in Baghdad and the governorates against the backdrop of the end of the constitutional period set for President Barham Salih in the nomination of a personality for the prime minister, in addition to the protesters protesting the names nominated to assume this position. Ended 29 /