Jaafari to the British Ambassador: Setup is complete for a national meeting to heal the rift between the blocks

31/03/2012 12:25

BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: former prime minister and head of the National Alliance bloc major in the Iraqi parliament, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, at a meeting on Saturday, Britain's ambassador in Baghdad with the preparation of the national meeting was completed in preparation for healing the rift between the political blocs.

Meeting is scheduled between the three main political blocs made ​​up of the coalition government headed by Nuri al-Maliki, the fifth day of the month next April under the auspices of President Jalal Talabani, at a time when recently escalated the conflicts between these blocks.

A statement issued by al-Jaafari's office during a meeting with British Ambassador in Iraq, Michael Aaron saying that he had "completed the preparation of a National Meeting to discuss the internal problems of Iraq and to overcome and heal the rift between the political blocs."

The country has a political crisis since December last, against the background of the charges against Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, a senior leader of the coalition in Iraq,

and the decision issued by the judiciary for his arrest for investigation on charges of terrorism and murder, along with a decision of the Prime Minister to withdraw confidence from the Vice President Saleh Mutlaq, leader of the Iraqi List, also, because of comments in which he described al-Maliki last dictator, with the repercussions of the decision both houses of the provinces of Salahuddin and Diyala provinces to transfer into two independent, which led to the whole coalition, the Iraqi province of meetings of the House of Representatives and Minister (12/17/2011) before decide to return once again to the parliament sessions in the first (29/1) and decides to return to cabinet meetings in (2.6).

And exacerbated the crisis with sharp criticism by the President of the Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, on the occasion of Eid Nowruz to the Iraqi government and Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki, which he describes the government of "failed", while accusing him of seeking to impose his authority on all aspects of the state and that he does not abide by the partnership.

Barzani said that Iraq "is moving towards the abyss" because of the policies of some parties, noting that al-Maliki is trying to uniqueness of power, warning that things continue in this way will push them to the people to go about making his decision, referring to the right of self-determination and declaration of a Kurdish state.

The leader of the Iraqi bloc, Iyad Allawi, has called for yesterday, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in person to complete the implementation of the Arbil "to avoid procrastination," he said, without saying that the current government "illegitimate."

The President of Kurdistan region Masoud Barzani initiative to resolve the political crisis of Iraq in the 16 of September of last year include the formation of a committee of 8 to 12 members from the representatives of the political blocs to the start of talks between them to resolve outstanding differences, and discuss the issue of forming a government of national partnership, as well as resolve the issue of the three presidencies .

On another topic, Jaafari's office said in a statement that he had discussed with the British ambassador to strengthen the relationship between the two countries and the development of strategic cooperation on the level of investment and economic as well as evaluating the Arab summit conference and its decisions.

The statement quoted the head of the National Alliance, as saying that "the success of the summit will strengthen the role of Baghdad, Iraq in the region at the Arab, regional and international levels and at different levels."

Baghdad and hosted the first Thursday of the Arab Summit Conference Bdorth the 23 with the participation of 21 Arab countries and the presence of ten Arabs and Ame, the first time in Iraq, which hosts a conference of this magnitude since 1990.

And counted the Iraqi government so much on this conference, which she described Balnajeh and considered it as a launch for the return of Iraq to the Arab world after a long period of relations, which were described Balvatrh between Iraq and most Arab countries after 1990 Date of occupation forces of the former regime of the State of Kuwait, and was intensified after the U.S. occupation of Iraq in 2003, and the formation of a system new political order.

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