Saleh meets al-Hakim, al-Maliki, al-Amiri, and al-Abadi to discuss the selection of the prime minister's candidate
19:45 - 02/03/2020
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The information / Baghdad ..
On Monday, Barham Saleh, President of the Republic, discussed with the leaders of 4 political blocs the issue of choosing a new prime minister after Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi failed to pass his cabinet in the parliament.
The President said, in a statement received / information / that “the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, met in Baghdad, the president of the National Wisdom Stream Ammar al-Hakim, the head of the State of Law coalition Nuri al-Maliki, the head of the Alliance of Fath Hadi al-Amiri and the head of the Al-Nasr coalition Haider al-Abadi separately.”
The President stressed "the need to expedite the reaching of an agreement between the political blocs in order to nominate a prime minister who enjoys national and popular acceptance," stressing "commitment to the specific constitutional period in order to form a government capable of addressing its tasks in light of the challenges facing [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
The President of the Republic pointed out that "everyone is required for a responsible national stance to spare the country from its complicated and difficult circumstances, and to create the appropriate atmosphere for early elections and to meet the demands of Iraqis of all spectrums."
During the meeting, "it was agreed to continue the dialogue and consultations between the political forces to choose and nominate an acceptable personality that addresses the current situation and the benefits of the next stage and accomplish the requirements for reform in the country."
On Sunday, Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi announced his apology for the mandate to form the new government for the transitional period to succeed resigned Prime Minister [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
, in light of a political crisis suffering from the repercussions of massive protests and political squabbles, hours after the parliament failed to hold a session to vote to give confidence to his government , Due to lack of quorum. 25 h has ended