President of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Monday, cancel the Arab summit to be held in Baghdad next May is unacceptable and harms the Iraqi-Arab relations in the event happened, and called on Arab leaders to review their positions on the summit.
Osama al-Najafi during a press conference held at Parliament House and attended “Alsumaria News”, “Cancel the top of Baghdad is unacceptable and harms the relations Iraqi Arabic,” noting that “the Arab summit is important for Iraq and the Arabs and the issue held in Baghdad agreed at the Arab League.”
The Nujaifi that “Iraq has completed all the necessary requirements for holding the summit in time, but the Arab situation is worsening and stable has led to some problems.”
The Secretary-General of the Arab League Mohammed Sobeih said in an interview prior to the Sumerian News, Wednesday, that the University has received a request from the GCC countries to cancel the Arab Summit in full, confirmed they were looking for with the parties the Gulf and the Iraqi issue of postponement of the summit in full or held in place an alternative is the capital, Baghdad, and pointed out that the request came because of the position of Iraq’s pro-opposition protests against the Bahraini government.
Nujaifi called on Arab leaders to “reconsider their position on holding the summit in Baghdad of Iraq being a task for them,” asserting that “the House of Representatives supports the position of the Government’s proposal to hold the summit in Baghdad and in the schedule.”
The Nujaifi that “Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari called him and assured him that the date for the Arab summit is still as it is, has not changed even now.”
And met with the events taking place in Bahrain reactions large in Iraq, where Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, on 26 of March current, the incidence of sectarian tension in the region following the entry force of Peninsula Shield to Bahrain, stressing that the issue has become the issue of Sunnis and Shi’ites, calling for the prevention of intervention in the affairs of the Kingdom of small, indicating that asserting that “the entry of the forces of the Sunni Arab countries classified by the government to Sunni Shiites in Bahrain put in front of a crowd like a case of Sunni against Shiite.
And went out in the provinces of Baghdad, Najaf, Karbala, Diwaniya, Diyala, demonstrations involving hundreds of citizens and clerics to demand the military forces leave Saudi Arabia and the UAE, Bahrain, chanting slogans condemning the targeting of unarmed demonstrators.
It is scheduled to host Iraq’s Arab summit which brings together presidents and kings of the Member States of the Arab League, the event is the largest international, organized by the country since 2003, where it formed a secretariat of Baghdad, a committee to create and secure the special requirements of the Conference of the Arab Summit and to provide visions and ideas and the preparations required for the improvement and development of the interface construction of the city Baghdad, commensurate with its history and its place in coordination with the competent ministries and authorities, as confirmed by the Ministry of Interior that it had prepared a security plan to protect the Arab summit includes several stages carried out by Iraqi forces only.
It is noteworthy that Iraq has hosted the Arab summit twice, in convening the Arab summit ninth in 1978 and to decide which province companies and institutions operating in Egypt that deal directly with Israel and disapproval of the Camp David, as well as convening the summit of the 12-year 1990, which experienced severe tensions between Iraq and Kuwait and the UAE United Arab broke out at the evacuated Gulf War II.