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Al-Ahed News - Iraq
Former Speaker of Parliament Mahmoud al-Mashhadani confirmed that Prime Minister-designate Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi had attended a list of eighty candidates that he would submit to the House of Representatives in the coming hours, to select twenty-two ministers.
Al-Mashhadani said in a press statement that Al-Ahd News followed, that “the number of deputies close to and supporting the government of Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi is one hundred and seventy MPs,” adding that “the number of representatives of the opposition blocs reaches approximately 158, a large part of whom began understanding, in preparation for joining with the loyalty front For Allawi. "
He added, "The number of Sunni representatives who support and support the government of Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi has reached about thirty-five, out of seventy Sunni representatives."
And the former Speaker of Parliament stated, “There are objections by some representatives of the Sunni as well as the Kurdish component, regarding the mechanism for the nomination and selection of ministers in the new government,” noting that “the position of the Kurdistan Democratic Party stems from the idea that its ministers are politicians representing the region in Baghdad, and therefore not entitled to For any authority to appoint them. ”
Al-Mashhadani added, “The blocs of change and the new generation, numbering about fifteen representatives with other Kurdish blocs (except for the two Kurdish National Union and Democratic blocs), insist on the Prime Minister-designate not to nominate any minister from the parties.”
Al-Mashhadani pointed out that "the next government will not be a government of strategic decisions, but rather a government that is in line with its primary mission to prepare the atmosphere for early parliamentary elections."
He continued by saying, "The coalition of the rule of law led by Nuri al-Maliki, with the National Sind bloc led by Ahmed Al-Asadi, the Kurdistan Democratic Party, and the Union of Iraqi Forces led by Muhammad al-Halbousi, stands against the Allawi government."
Al-Mashhadani said, “The Prime Minister-designate took into consideration the representation of all components in his new government, as he granted the Shi'a component (11) ministries, the Sunni (6) ministries, and the Kurdish (5) ministries, and minorities have one ministry,” noting that “this method It was present in the government of Adel Abdel-Mahdi, but this time the method for selecting ministers came different.
And between, that "the Prime Minister-designate created eighty names distributed to each ministry three candidates," explaining that "Allawi has provided each ministry with three alternatives in order to facilitate the process of passing his government in Parliament."
Al-Mashhadani said, “The prime minister will verify these names in the integrity, accountability and justice bodies, as well as the criminal record before they are sent to Parliament.” Pointing out that “there are five names nominated in the cabinet cabinet of Iraqi personalities residing abroad, as well as a figure from the protest squares.” ”
Al-Mashhadani revealed, “The President of the Republic, Barham Saleh, is convinced of the method of choosing the government cabinet, and conducts a series of dialogues and meetings with the refusing blocs to persuade them to participate in the upcoming parliamentary session,” noting that “the last moments may bring views with many opposing and rejecting blocs.”
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