Kurdish Blocs: We have 4 ministerial portfolios, and we will vote for Allawi's government in exchange for a set of conditions
Kurdish blocs confirmed that their vote on the ministerial cabinet that will be presented by Prime Minister-designate Muhammad Allawi is subject to a set of conditions.
The head of the Islamic Group bloc, Salim Hamza, said in a press statement, "The last meeting that was held between the President of the Kurdistan Region and Kurdish parties touched on forming a unified Kurdish alliance in Baghdad, and dealing with the issue of forming the next government."
"The committee was set up negotiating with Baghdad to accelerate the formation of the government and vote on them with the assurance that the share of the Kurdish parties are the four ministries , " noting that "in case of respect for the will of the [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] as a component president will vote Kurdish blocs on ministerial cabin, but in the event of exclusion and marginalization [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] there will be another position and opinion of the Kurdish blocs. "
He explained that "the Kurdish blocs have no specific condition in exchange for voting on the ministerial cabinet other than the implementation of the real demands of the people of Kurdistan from the salaries of employees and constitutional benefits as well as the dues of farmers, as well as the issue of peshmerga forces and their organization within the Iraqi defense system, and to resolve all disputes according to the constitution."
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