The “resigned” Iraqi Finance Minister: The government is cuffed with the struggle of political forces
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Shafaq News/ The Iraqi government headed by Mustafa Al-Kazemi revealed today, Tuesday, some of what was stated in the resignation of Finance Minister Ali Allawi, pointing out that the latter saw that the government was "chained" by political conflicts.
The spokesman for the Iraqi Council of Ministers, Minister of Culture, Hassan Nazim, said in a press conference held after the council session ended today, that
"the resignation of the Minister of Finance expressed great respect for the government's achievements," noting that
"the text of the resignation of the Minister of Finance described the government's actions and achievements as exceptional." Nazim explained that
"the text of the resignation shows that the government is hampered by the rampant conflict between the political forces," noting that
"the text of the resignation of the Minister of Finance referred to the rapid growth of the economy in Iraq, and also included talk about the government's fulfillment of the promises it made to the Iraqis." Nazim stressed,
"The government is not a party to the political conflict and has a desire to work real within the law, and there are those who turn problems toward it."
This evening, Tuesday, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi assigned Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar with the tasks of managing the Ministry of Finance "temporarily", after approving the resignation of Finance Minister Ali Allawi.