"Al-Hanana" denies, via Shafaq News, that Al-Sadr received a message from the Najaf authority: This is what will happen after the thirty deadline
The source told Shafaq News Agency: We confirm that what is being circulated by some that the religious authority sent such a message to Mr. Al-Sadr is not true, as he did not receive any messages of this kind, neither through intermediaries nor directly.
He explained that "Al-Sadr is keen on the interests and unity of the Iraqi people, as he set a period of thirty days for all parties, including those allied with him, to make intensive efforts and form a government away from him, which confirms his removal from gains or any positions."
He added, "In the event that all political parties fail to form a government after the end of the deadline set by al-Sadr for all parties, including his allies, there will be subsequent measures to resolve the government formation crisis."
Al-Sadr had announced his opposition for a period of thirty days, after he launched two initiatives to form the federal government, one of which announced its failure, which he granted to the coordination framework at the beginning of last April, and the other he launched to independent MPs on the third of this month, giving them 15 days to carry out the task of forming the government in cooperation with allies. In the tripartite alliance (Save the Homeland) from the Kurds and Sunnis without the Sadrist bloc represented by ministers.
Following his latest position, al-Sadr addressed a sharply-worded speech on Monday, to his opponent, the coordination framework, which includes Shiite forces that oppose his project to form a national majority government.
The dispute intensified between the two Shiite poles represented by the Sadrist movement, which won the highest votes in the elections that took place last year, and the coordination framework that includes blocs that expressed their rejection of the election results.
The leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, insists on forming a majority government that seeks to exclude the leader of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki, who served as prime minister for two terms.
On the tenth of last October, Iraq held early legislative elections to get out of a political crisis that swept the country after large demonstrations in the central and southern regions in 2019 in protest against the widespread unemployment in society, the spread of financial and administrative corruption in government departments and institutions, and the deteriorating reality The service and the livelihood, which prompted the former prime minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, to resign under popular pressure.
As soon as the preliminary results of the elections were announced, the voices of political forces and actors rose in their rejection of losing many seats, accusing them of major fraud in the ballot, which was denied by the executive and judicial authorities, at a time when the United Nations and international organizations praised the integrity of the electoral process.
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