Reform measures hit the wide influence of the Iranian arms
BAGHDAD - Ahmed Chalabi's deputy in the Iraqi parliament announced a 'citizen bloc' led by Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council, the prime minister Haider al-Abadi excluded Hakim and former Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, leader of the Party 'invitation', of the decision to withdraw regiments allocated to them protections.
Chalabi described in televised remarks Sunday evening, the two men exception of his decision to withdraw regiments own personalities protection, as "a big mistake Abadi bear responsibility."
Chalabi did not mention the reasons that prompted the prime minister to exclude al-Maliki and al-Hakim of the decision was taken within the reform package, and confirmed the withdrawal of all regiments protections officials without exception or discrimination.
The Office of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, has announced that Diwaniyah orders issued by the government relating to withdraw regiments protection from officials, and restructuring and its relation to approaching or canceled, apply to everyone without exception.
"The regiments protection are not linked at all the administrator nor the task of protecting personally, but the national tasks within the system security to Iraqi forces to protect the country and its citizens."
The commitment to the great reduction of the number of protections for officials and that up to 90 percent, according to the command of Diwaniyah and that "no retreat from it at all, despite the reforms that are trying to disable the jamming campaigns."
The statement also "we will not only strengthen our resolve and determination to proceed in this way to the end of the half."
He explained that the decision to cancel the regiments protections, will benefit the ministries of defense and internal order attached to the troops who are fighting the extremist organization Islamic state.
Analysts say that if proved true, what was announced by Ahmed Chalabi, the decision means that al-Abadi already begun to yield to the pressure of powerful personalities and religious parties, which also has a strong influence and armed wings.
They noted, that the decision may pave to undermine the reforms launched by the Prime Minister who in turn complained of the existence of attempts to make it fail.
They expected to be Ebadi has been subjected to intense pressure by Iran, which is keen to protect Nouri al-Maliki, a stronger its arms influential in Iraq, but pressured by some pro-religious parties, former prime minister, who faces charges of corruption and responsibility for the occurrence of Mosul in the hands of the terrorist organization Islamic state.
And frequency in the recent period that Tehran has already warned the government of Haider al-Abadi al-Maliki to refer to justice on charges of corruption attached.
They considered that bind the Iraqi Federal Court, the presidency of parliament to cancel membership Mawwada Vice-Presidents of State Fuad Masum, the two articles in the parliament, and re-seats to their owners, including Nuri al-Maliki, was the first strong messages to Ebadi, who has struggled with the support of reference of Najaf, to pass his reforms.
She stressed, parliamentary sources Iraqi time, that the court's decision means that al-Maliki has won the legal immunity that lead to additional difficulties for submission and the start of his trial on the charges brought against him on the fall of Mosul, after a deal resigned under which the MP Hassan Sinead, to regain his seat in parliament.
The Abadi had announced in August / August, the abolition of the posts of Vice President and the Prime Minister immediately, and the removal of all senior positions from quotas partisan and sectarian and reducing the number of cabinet members from 33 to 22 only, through the restructuring of some ministries and merge them with another, in response to popular protests in the Iraqi provinces, also ordered later to facilitate the entry of citizens fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad and the opening of the streets in the capital blocked by influential Shi'ite parties.
According to some readings that Abadi wire may be a liberal approach on Iran with the support of the local authority in Najaf and the Iraqi street, what put it into an open confrontation with Maliki, who is described as a man Iran privilege, so it is interested in protection of the law, despite the fact that the two men belong to the same party.
Iraqi reports in the recent period have revealed, that al-Abadi faced rejection by some officials of a number of decisions prompted him to put up with religious authorities to intervene before heading out into the street and is officially declared leaders and politicians who refuse to implement the decisions names.
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