Newspaper: Al-Kazemi's political support has waned and Sunni forces may replace her position
10:06 - 04/21/2020
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Al-Arab newspaper revealed, on Tuesday, that Mustafa al-Kazimi's chances had diminished after the decline in political support from major political forces, indicating that al-Kazemi had not decided to name any minister until now.
The newspaper said in a report seen by him / the information: “News is contradicting about the termination of the new Prime Minister-designate Mustafa Al-Kazemi from forming the new booth, as sources close to him say that he might ask from Tuesday to convene parliament to vote on his government, while other sources say that he did not It settles down the names of the candidates for ministerial portfolios until now.
She added, "Al-Kazimi's consultations with various political forces are kept strictly confidential, which opened the door to conflicting interpretations due to the absence of confirmed information."
The newspaper quotes informed sources that "the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, may reduce the conditions that he places on Al-Kazemi to support his government, including the possibility of accepting the nomination of parties for ministers."
The sources add that, "Reducing the conditions of Al-Sadr aims to pass the Al-Kazemi government, after indications of Shiite political forces retreating from their commitment to facilitate the formation of the new government."
Legal sources close to the scenes of the negotiations suggested that Al-Kazemi should not settle the matter of any minister in his cabinet until now, indicating that the Sunni position in support of the Prime Minister-designate may have changed.
It appears that the Kurdish support for Al-Kazemi is not related to the positions of other powers towards him, at a time when the President of the Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, renewed his support for Al-Kazemi’s efforts in forming the new government. End 25