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He cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, on Saturday, arms deal from Russia and the Czech Republic “factional not national, and they waste of money Iraq,” calling on parliament to verify those transactions, warned against the collapse of the country’s economy after the interventions as prime minister in the work of the central bank.
Sadr said in a statement issued yesterday and got “long”, a copy of “The wounded country going through a crisis of political and security are not properly tolerated, there is more than one on that word or act detrimental to the public interest,” adding that “arms deal from Russia and the Czech Republic categorical and not national, has intensified with the dispute and differences, as well as the loss of the Iraqi capital. “
Sadr added that “this transaction is not acceptable to the people nor their representatives in parliament,” he said, calling the House of Representatives to “verify those transactions.”
Russia had announced on 9 this month, it has signed deals to sell weapons worth $ 4.2 billion with Iraq to become the largest arms supplier to him after the United States, meanwhile, announced the media advisor to Prime Minister Ali al-Moussawi, 12 this month, that Iraq and the Czech Republic have agreed to modify the terms contract for the purchase of 24 aircraft of the type L-159.
For his part, MP for the Kurdistan Alliance Faraj proof that the Kurds fear of arms deals held by the federal government comes because of bitter experience with previous governments.
The Kurds have expressed fears of armament contracts concluded by Baghdad with the Russian Federation and the Czech Republic during the visit by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to the two countries earlier this month.
The concerns come after worsening disputes between the federal government and the Kurdistan region during the past few months on several files stuck a long time ago and the head of the disputed areas and management of oil wealth.
Faraj said in a statement the “Euphrates News” on Saturday that “previous governments used their weapons against the people, and within the Kurdish people, who have suffered a lot of repeated military operations against him in previous decades.”
He pointed out that “the Kurds fear of arms does not include weapons to counteract internal dangers such as combating terrorism, but includes large machinery and equipment and advanced that cause considerable damage if used.”
Faraj said that “there are many files that have priority attention as the file service, which suffers from a significant decline and neglect calls for work on the promotion instead of buying planes and tanks.”
On the other hand chest pointed out that “political parties and promised to reform and Salah by the National Alliance,” and wondered, “Where is this reform?”
In another matter Sadr warned “of the collapse of the country’s economy, especially after the prime minister’s interventions in the work of the Central Bank unlawfully,” and urged “all honorable particularly within the parliament to work to save the country’s economy.”
The Supreme Judicial Council has declared, the first on Friday, for the issuance of an arrest warrant against former central bank governor Sinan al-Shabibi and a number of officials in corruption cases, as the Cabinet decided on 16 of this month the prime BSA Abdul Basit Turki take over as governor Central Bank and the Agency.
Sadr called the National Alliance to “hard work, especially after I wrote points can serve as a paper earlier reform,” adding that “there is nothing wrong with the development of this paper at their disposal, to apply or to work on some points they may receive guidance.”
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has shown, in the fifth of this month, his willingness to attend any meeting of a national aims to resolve political differences, on condition at the same time adopting reform paper prepared by the National Alliance, as he emphasized that it included all the papers presented so far.
The MP for the coalition of state law, Hussein al-Asadi, the sixth of this month, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki did not set conditions to attend the national conference, but a platform for negotiation, as pointed out that the National Alliance presented a paper reforms of the blocks other weeks ago.
But cluster center affiliated to the Iraqi List, confirmed on 6 month, they do not mind the adoption of paper of the National Alliance in the National Congress to be held between the political blocs in the event was this paper to incorporate the demands of the blocks, and noted the lack of receipt of this paper, called upon the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki not to set conditions to attend the conference.
The paper included reform prepared by the National Alliance, 70 substance notably resolving the mandate of the three presidencies and security ministries and the balance in the armed forces and independent bodies and various organs of the State.