Iraq List calls for Maliki to accept their choice of candidate for Defense Minister

Posted: August 10, 2011 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
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Confirmed the Iraqi List led by Iyad Allawi, on Wednesday, agreed to submit three candidates to the Ministry of Defense, calling for Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to accept them, as he emphasized that there is no problem with the National Alliance on candidates to the Ministry of Interior.

The MP said the Iraqi Yassin al-Obeidi said in an interview for “Alsumaria News”, “the Iraqi List, agreed on three candidates for the post of Minister of Defense who are Army Maj. Gen. current Medhat al-Obeidi and Brigadier General Hamid Dawoud al-Obeidi and General Staff retired Loay Naji Tbakjla,” noting that “candidates are professionals do not belong to any party. “

Obeidi called on the Prime Minister to “accept one of the candidates to the Ministry of Defence,” stressing at the same time that “there is no problem with the National Alliance on candidates to the Ministry of the Interior.”

The Kurdish political source revealed on Wednesday that the National Alliance agreed to submit three candidates for the post of Minister of the Interior are the commander of the Middle Euphrates Gen. Othman Ghanimi and federal police chief, Maj. Gen. Hussein Awadi, and a third candidate, General military appearance of the Lord, as agreed by the Iraqi List three candidates for the post of Minister of Defense were Major General in the Army current Medhat al-Obeidi and Brigadier General Hamid Dawoud al-Obeidi and General Staff retired Loay Naji Tbakjla, while pointing out that the names of six submitted to the Kurdistan Alliance for consultation before going to the Presidency of the Council of Representatives and then submitted to the parliament for a vote .

The disclosure of the names of candidates for the ministries of security after the agreement the leaders of political blocs during the meeting which was held at the residence of President Jalal Talabani, on August 2 the current, to provide the Iraqi List of candidates to the Ministry of Defense and to the National Alliance candidates for the Ministry of Interior within two weeks specifications approved by the blocks three of Iraq and the Kurdistan Alliance and the National Alliance.

Live country and a political crisis in eight months is not complete, the formation of the government and the lack of agreement on the names of the ministers who will manage the security ministries now.

The head of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi said, the sixth of May, the arrival of the names of candidates of the security ministries to Parliament, stating that it will be discussed and included in the agenda of the Council during future meetings, as he emphasized that coalition of the center that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki sent the names of three candidates the security ministries, to Parliament and they both Saadoun al-Dulaimi, the Department of Defense, and Tawfiq al for the National Alliance of the Interior, Riad Ghraib also for the National Alliance for National Security.

And considered the Iraqi List, then the nomination of Saadoun al-Dulaimi, the Ministry of Defense in violation of political agreements, asserting that Maliki is not serious about resolving a security ministries, and called on candidates to provide the security ministries according to the principle of political consensus.

He is Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the security ministries acting since the announcement of the formation of the government is not completed in the atheist and the twentieth of December last, he issued the seventh of June, is commissioned by the national security adviser, Faleh al-Fayad, to take over the post of Minister of National Security Agency.

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