Kurdistan Alliance announced, on Tuesday, that it agreed with Iraqi National Alliance blocs’ leaders upon preventing MP Hussein Al Asadi from attending parliamentary sessions until he presents an official apology for his statements against Iraqi President Jalal Talabani.
“Kurdistan Alliance agreed with National Alliance blocs’ leaders to condemn MP Hassan Al Asadi’s statements, to call for deleting his intervention in parliamentary session and to prevent him from attending parliamentary sessions until he presents an official apology for his statements against Iraqi President Jalal Talabani,” Kurdistan Alliance MP Khaled Shawani told Alsumarianews.
“Kurdistan Alliance hopes to settle this issue fast to achieve quorum’s in next parliamentary session,” Shawani added assuring that such statements harm constitutional state institutions’ dignity.
Kurdistan Alliance MPs withdrew, on Tuesday, from the 11th parliamentary session of the 2nd legislative term of the 2nd legislative year to protest against State of Law Coalition’s MP Hussein Al Asadi behavior, calling him to apologize. The alliance MPs returned to the session following National Alliance MPs’ apology for Asadi’s statement, Kurdistan Alliance declared revealing that it called Parliament Speaker to prevent Asadi’s participation in sessions if he doesn’t apologize. Parliament Speaker Osama Al Nujaifi decided to put this demand for voting, Kurdistan alliance indicated.
“Stipulations of article 4 of Anti Terrorism Law apply to Iraqi President Jalal Talabani for harboring his deputy Tarek Al Hashemi,” State of Law MP Hussein Al Asadi told Alsumarianews on the first of January. “Covering for Hashemi is a clear constitutional and legal breach of justice,” he added.
Article 4 of Anti Terrorism Law stipulates that whoever harbors convicted with terrorism charges would be sentenced to lifetime imprisonment.
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