Newspapers Wednesday follow the differences of political blocs regarding the assignment of Zarfi and government activities to reduce the effects of Corona
The Al-Zawraa newspaper, issued by the Press Syndicate, said that the countdown continues to end the deadline for the constitutional deadline for Prime Minister-designate Adnan al-Zorfi to form the interim government, and the blocs opposed to the commission continue their movement to cut the road to holding a voting session to give confidence to Al-Zrafi and his cabinet.
And according to that, the Al-Hikma Movement bloc confirmed, according to the newspaper, that the Shiite blocs nominated the head of the National Intelligence Agency, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, to remove the Prime Minister-designate Adnan Al-Zarfi, and suggested that Al-Kazemi’s candidacy for the Prime Minister not pass, as was Al-Zarrafi and Allawi.
The newspaper quoted MP Asaad Al-Murshidi as saying that "Al-Kazemi's candidacy came to remove Al-Zarfi from assuming the prime minister and forming the interim government."
He added, "Al-Kazemi will have a similar course to that of Al-Zarfi and will not pass to the position of prime minister," noting that "putting up Al-Kazemi's name at the present time is a political agreement to thwart the assignment of the Al-Zarfi government."
He explained that «the meeting is subject to the agreement of the political blocs to pass the ministerial cabinet», noting that «the blocks that oppose the ministerial cabinet will enter into intensive meetings and awaiting agreement on a specific formula for passing the ministerial cabinet».
On the other hand, the MP revealed about the State of Law coalition, Alia Nassif, social details of the head of the Al-Fateh coalition, Hadi al-Amiri, and the political bureau of the Sadrist movement in Al-Hanana, stressing that the two parties agreed that Mustafa Al-Kazemi is the best alternative to Adnan Al-Zarfi.
Nassif said, “The meetings of the Shi’ite forces witnessed agreement on two proposals. The first is to give al-Zarfi a last chance to complete his career in the constitutional period while not supporting him by voting. Choose an alternative.
And she added, in a press statement, that "the Shiite forces sent an official letter to the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, that included mandating Al-Kazemi in the event of al-Zarfi’s apology or failure to pass the government." The assassination of Engineer and Soleimani.
Nassif did not exclude information regarding promises to give Al-Zarfi a ministerial portfolio in the Al-Kazemi government, in the event of an apology for the assignment.
For its part, Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed newspaper said that the Shiite forces sent an official letter to the Presidency of the Republic that includes Mustafa Al-Kazemi’s candidacy to form the government, stressing that his mission is linked to resolving the fate of the Prime Minister-designate Adnan Al-Zorfi, who revealed efforts to urge him to apologize for his mission before the constitutional deadline expires. .
It quoted the leader of the Al-Hikma Movement, Hamid Maalah, as saying that “Shi’ite blocs have invaded the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, by introducing a new candidate for the position of Prime Minister, Mustafa Kadhimi.
Maaleh added, “The new candidate is widely accepted by the Shi’ite, Sunni and Kurdish political blocs, and among the popular circles as well.
He denied, "Recording of any objection from any political party to Al-Kazemi now, or when his name was circulated at an earlier stage as a strong candidate for the post in the meetings of the Shiite Seven.
He stressed, "The Iraqi street expects from the political blocs positive messages that include forming a government that meets aspiration, and implements projects entrusted to it, and the end of a state of emptiness in the executive branch."
He stressed, “A number of challenges imposed on the powers to make concessions in conjunction with the health crisis, political differences, and the effects of the collapse of oil prices on the economic situation in Iraq.
He explained, "The President of the Republic is convinced of the new candidate, and the issue is currently linked to the current commissioner, Adnan Al-Zarfi, who should apologize for his mission to reduce time. Otherwise, we must wait for the end of the constitutional deadline, after which the matter will be resolved within the parliament."
Maaleh added, “Efforts have begun to be made during the past hours in order to urge Al Zorfi to give up, and we are waiting for it to produce positive results consistent with the public interest.
For his part, the deputy from the Al-Fateh Hamid al-Moussawi list said that "the issue of al-Zorfi has become a thing of the past, and the blocs are now searching for strengthening the agreement on the new candidate."
Al-Mousawi added, “The State of Law coalition was the only Shi’ite bloc that registered an objection to Al-Kazemi, but its leader, Nuri al-Maliki, returned to his political organization and then reported approval. / End
For its part, Al-Sabah newspaper concerned the government's measures to reduce the effects of Corona and said that the Supreme Committee for Health and National Safety decided to extend the curfew in the country until the 18th of this month, while the committee allocated 600 billion dinars for the next two months, including about ten million citizens or two million Head of a family, from earning and working with daily wages and those who do not have salaries or retirement from the state and who are covered by social wages, as instructed by the Council of Ministers, to postpone the collection of private sector payments to banks, land wages, services and the ration for the next three months.
The newspaper pointed out that this comes at a time when the United Nations Mission in Iraq, UNAMI, praised the measures taken by the Iraqi state, especially the health and medical staff efforts to prevent the spread of the Corona virus and limit its spread in the country.[/rtl]