Legal deadline granted by the Iraqi constitution, the prime minister-designate to form a government is nearing completion, and there was no indication of any imminent announcement on the future government.
BAGHDAD - Coalition suggested "rule of law" which is headed by Iraqi Prime Minister outgoing Nuri al-Maliki on the "National Alliance" to form a government in two phases, to overcome their differences on the submission of names of candidates for ministerial portfolios, according to a leading role in the coalition.
The proposal comes one day after the announcement of the "coalition of the Iraqi forces," which includes the majority Sunni forces of winning the parliamentary elections, stopped negotiations with Haider Abadi because of failure to respond to its demands.
The leader of the coalition, "Mohammed Chihod", that "the ball to form a government and get out of embarrassment made in the remaining period before the prime minister-designate Haider al-Abadi, the formation of the government is now in the court of the National Alliance, which currently has the majority, which by virtue of its seats capable of forming a government, even If intercepted other political blocs. "
He explained, "Chihod" that "the proposal is that the government is formed Abadi phases first, to provide the names of candidates for the portfolios of the National Alliance, and the rest of the political blocs, which did not put impossible conditions in the specified period constitutionally, and to attend all of the blocks of the National Alliance in the parliamentary session, and pass Abadi, a number of government ministries, to be followed by another phase complemented by the ministries of political blocs, which has refused so far to provide candidates for the portfolios. "
"The Chihod" that "this proposal will come out of the National Alliance of embarrassment which is now a part of, and will not be forced under the pressure of the political blocs to pass some of the demands that are contrary to the terms of the Iraqi constitution."
He pointed out that "the door will remain open in front of the blocks later, to submit candidates for the portfolios without the imposition of conditions that violate the Constitution."
And includes the National Alliance, which holds the majority of seats in parliament with 180 seats out of the total number of seats in parliament's 328 seats, both: a coalition of state law (belongs to him prime minister-designate), "a coalition of citizens," and "Liberal bloc", and "national reform" , "the Islamic Virtue Party," and some independents.
Iraqi President Fuad Masum, commissioned in August 11 / August this, Haider al-Abadi, to form a government official, according to the Iraqi constitution, the Abadi demands to form a government within 30 days from the date of commissioning.
According to the division of the approved positions since 2003, a split is not stipulated in any constitutional provisions, the post of prime minister in Iraq's Shiite component of the share, and the presidency of the parliament for the component of the Sunni, and the presidency of the Kurdish component.
Analysts expect politicians to be important in the formation of the government Abadi "harder and more complex" than his predecessor, al-Maliki, who led the Iraqi government over eight years, and his tenure was marked by a series of events that made him a figure internally isolated from the political blocs.
And made a Sunni blocs a list of demands to the "National Alliance", and promised their participation in the government "pledged to meet the demands and commitments undertaken" in stages, most notably to meet the demands prior to the provinces Sunni north and west of Iraq, namely: the release of detainees, and stop the shelling of cities, and to withdraw the army from cities and grants rights for the Sunni provinces, according to the Constitution.
On the other hand, demanded the "National Alliance" the defense portfolio and external as well as the offices of Vice Chairman of the Council of Ministers, while the Sunni forces announced its adherence to the portfolio such as defense or internal security as well as sovereign ministries.
Abadi and began negotiations to form a new government with the main political parties in Iraq, most notably the political forces of Sunni and Kurdish forces amid turmoil extensive security witnessed many of the Iraqi provinces.
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