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Barham Salih welcomes Muqtada al-Sadr's initiative regarding the prime ministership
March 11, 2022
Ultra Iraq - Editorial Team
The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, commented, on Friday, about the political initiative put forward by the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, to “override the state of obstruction and constitutional obstruction.”
"We highly value the political initiative to overcome the state of obstruction and constitutional obstruction," Saleh said in a tweet.
He added, "Our duty is to support national efforts to meet the constitutional obligations and initiate the formation of a capable government that protects national security and serves citizens, responds to economic and living challenges and protects the country's sovereignty and stability in light of international changes."
On Thursday, March 10, 2022, the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, made several phone calls with political figures in the country.
The private office of the leader of the current said that al-Sadr made "phone calls with Masoud Barzani, Parliament Speaker Muhammad al-Halbousi, Head of State of Law Coalition Nuri al-Maliki and Head of Sovereignty Alliance Khamis al-Khanjar to discuss some important issues related to the current Iraqi situation."
In his contacts, al-Sadr proposed the name of Jaafar al-Sadr as a compromise candidate to form the government, which was welcomed by the coordination framework at a meeting held on Friday, according to leaders in the framework.