After his failure to form the government ... al-Abadi's coalition caved in to step down Zarfi and assign Al-Kazemi
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Adnan Al-Zrafi, the leader of the victory coalition, failed to form the government, and he presented an official apology, followed by the minutes that President of the Republic mandated Mustafa Al-Kazemi, the head of the Iraqi Intelligence Service, to form the government within a period of 30 days
. The paths of forming a new government away from any external guardianship to achieve the aspirations of the Iraqi citizen, as all coalition engagements in the dialogues came to emphasize the correct paths to resolve the crisis and find ways to form a successful government that has the support of the Iraqi people in light of the current difficult local and international conditions.
He added, "And while the Victory Coalition appreciates the national position of Mr. Adnan Al-Zarfi, his arousal and his victory over the interests of the country and the unity of the situation and his awareness of the challenges that the country is going through that requires more national cohesion, we wish the new taxpayer, Mr. Mustafa Al-Kazemi, success and move forward in completing his government curriculum and ministerial formation to vote on it. In the Iraqi parliament, with his confidence that Mr. Al-Kazemi will take a step towards action to alleviate the reality of the financial, health and mass crises and to hold free and fair elections.
Al-Zrafi considered his apology for continuing to commission due to "preserving the unity and supreme interests of Iraq."
Al-Zorfi’s failure to form the government came after Shi’ite and Sunni forces agreed, as well as the Kurdistan region, to nominate the head of the intelligence service, Mustafa al-Kazemi, to form the next government.
The Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, and the Iraqi Forces Alliance led by Parliament Speaker Muhammad Al-Halbousi and the National Alliance led by Iyad Allawi announced Minister Al-Kazemi to succeed the resigned Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi.
Al-Kazemi said in his first statement after the commissioning, "With my assignment to the task of heading the Iraqi government, I pledge before my honorable people, to work to form a government that puts the aspirations and demands of the Iraqis at the top of its priorities, and safeguards the sovereignty of the country, preserves rights, works to solve crises, and pushes the economy forward ".