Mohammed Allawi: I did not ask Iran to mediate in the cases of al-Hashemi and al-Mutlaq
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BAGHDAD / Baghdadiya News / .. denied the leadership of the Iraqi List Mohammed Allawi, Wednesday, that his visit to Iran for the request to mediate in the cases of Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi, Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq.
Allawi said in a press statement received by the agency / Baghdadiya News / copy of it, that "speech, which was raised recently about my visit to Iran that it was to mediate in the cases of al-Hashemi and al-Mutlaq is not accurate."
He added that "the issue of Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi can not intervene and dealt with only by the judiciary to prevent politicization, noting that" the issue of the Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq, an internal matter can be resolved through mutual understanding between the parties. "
And Allawi said that "the main objective of his visit to the Islamic Republic in Iran and meet with officials there is the existence of a political crisis and the congestion situation in the region, pointing out that" the officials in Iran could play an important role and the key role in reconciling the various parties, as he put it. "
Alawi said "It is not the public interest to have a political escalation, whether in Iraq or another, of the countries at the time of the Arab region is passing through a dangerous development that could reflect negatively on the situation inside Iraq as part of the overcast skies."
He called Allawi, who served as Minister of Communications and the political parties to "unite and raise the floor to serve the Iraqi society during the critical phase."
The media picked up during the past few days stating that the Minister of Communications and leader of the Iraqi List, Mohammed Allawi paid a visit to Iran in order to mediate on the issue of Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi, Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq. / End / 21.
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