Close to Allawi: 220 MPs will vote for the government
09:37 - 20/2020
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deputy close to the Prime Minister-designate Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi announced on Thursday that the number of deputies who will vote for the government of Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi has increased to 220, confirming that a majority exists even if the large Kurdish forces boycott the voting session with the Iraqi Forces Alliance.
"The talks with the Kurdish and Sunni political forces are taking place around the participation of the components, and not to change the names of the candidates or impose specific names," MP Muhammad al-Khalidi, head of the Bayraq al-Khair bloc, said in a statement reported by the newspaper, “The New Arab” and seen by him / the information. Al-Khalidi praised the completion of Allawi's cabinet formation "12 days after his appointment, and it is fully ready to vote."
Al-Khalidi added, "It was confirmed that the parliamentary majority that will vote for the government, which is more than 220 deputies, was guaranteed," stressing that "there is a majority even if the large Kurdish forces boycott the voting session with the coalition of Iraqi forces led by Muhammad al-Halbousi."
He explained that "the political blocs supporting Allawi are all Shiite political forces except for the rule of law led by Nuri al-Maliki, and nearly 40 members of the Sunni blocs. As for the Turkmen blocs, there are seven deputies, nine from the Christian forces, and 15 from the Kurdish forces. Ended / 25