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[size=52]Parliamentary Bloc: A scheduled meeting of the President of the Republic with Shiite blocs to choose a successor to Abdul-Mahdi[/size][size=45] [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
The head of a parliamentary bloc in the Iraqi parliament announced a meeting of the President of the Republic with the Shiite blocs this week, with the aim of choosing a successor to the outgoing Iraqi Prime Minister, Ali Abdul-Mahdi.
The head of the Kurdistan Islamic Union bloc in the Iraqi parliament, Jamal Kujer, told (Basnews), "The Iraqi forces cannot force the demonstrations and protests taking place in Baghdad and some Iraqi cities by force, because of the international community that is closely monitoring the situation."
And Cougar, that "the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, is scheduled to meet with the Shiite blocs this week, to resolve and choose an alternative for the resigned Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi," noting that "the situation in Iraq will not calm down until after the end of the current demonstrations, or decisively choose and name a prime minister ”
It is noteworthy that the deadline set by the protesters of Iraq to implement their demands began to shrink after several coordination groups of the popular movement had set tomorrow, January 20, a date for the expiry of the deadline given to politicians in the country and officials to implement the demands of the demonstrators, led by Forming a government away from al-Muhasasa, and investigating the killing of demonstrators, especially in the southern governorates, including Dhi Qar.
Activists and observers of the demonstrations express their concern about the government reaction, especially that the political moves to solve the current crisis seem unsatisfactory to the protesters, while they expressed their concern about the possibility of suppressing the demonstrators and resorting to violence, as happened in the past months.
Iraq has witnessed since the first of last October, massive demonstrations were launched in order to implement the demands of living and the fight against corruption and unemployment, but it soon turned into political demands, adhering to the departure of the political class that the protesters accuse of corruption and subordination.
The demonstrations left more than 600 dead and 25 thousand injured.