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OOTW: Three presidencies confine security decision, however Abadi Writings Friday , February 19, 2016 Called on the three presidencies, on Thursday, to limit security decision, however, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, and stressed on the cooperation of all the political blocs in order to speed Bandaj bills including help in approval.
A statement by the Presidency of the Republic he said that "three presidencies held a meeting Thursday evening at the Peace Palace Baghdad in the presence of President Fuad Masum and Prime Minister Haidar al-Abbadi and Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jubouri,
"noting that" the meeting during which a thorough discussion of the subject of the reshuffle is required, and the positions of parliamentary blocs on it, with an emphasis on the importance of reform to meet the ambitions of citizens and address the financial and economic crisis and the fight against corruption, and the cooperation of the political blocs in order to get out a comprehensive vision of a united and attitudes. "
OOTW: the statement added that" the two communities studied developments in the preparations for the reconstruction of Iraq, also reviewed the developments on the ground in the area of security and achieved victories against terrorism at the hands of our armed forces and the crowd and folk Peshmerga and volunteers of the sons of the tribes and provide expansion requirements, "stressing that" the unity of decision-security and military, however, the commander in chief of the armed forces and bear arms, however the state. "
OOTW: the statement continued that" has been emphasizing the need for cooperation of all parliamentary blocs in order to help speed maturing bills and amendments with the special committees in the prime minister and before referral to the House of Representatives, including helping to speed legislation and approval,
"pointing out that" the conferees agreed on the importance of continuing presidencies league meeting with leaders of political blocs of the importance of political consensus investment made in the meeting in favor of accelerating the executive and legislative procedures.
OOTW: THE QUESTION REMAINS, WILL ABADI USE THIS OPTION TO ENACT A TEMPORARY CARETAKER GOVERNMENT IN ORDER TO LEVERAGE IMPLEMENTATION OF REFORMS
OOTW: AT THIS POINT, THE COUNTRY IS IN SUCH DISTRESS, AND (BIG) IF - HE DOES THIS, IT MAY WELL BE THE MOVE OF THE CENTURY TO BRING ABOUT MARKED REFORMS IN IRAQ
OOTW: MORE FUEL FOR STRUAN STEVENSON'S FIRE
OOTW: ASSASSINATION OF UN REPRESENTATIVE IN DIYALA, IRAQ Friday, 19 February 2016 13:37 Print Email ASSASSINATION OF UN REPRESENTATIVE IN DIYALA, IRAQ ASSASSINATION OF UN REPRESENTATIVE IN DIYALA,
IRAQ Militias must be dissolved and listed as terrorists On Tuesday, February 16, the UN Assistant Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) announced that the death of its representative in Diyala Province, Amer al-Kaissy, had been confirmed.
He was abducted by the militias in April 2015. Ján Kubiš, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, stressed: “ For more than nine months we have sought the intervention of the Government on the local and national levels to ensure his safe return to his family.. …
I am deeply disappointed that our efforts and appeals went unanswered.” UNAMI called on Iraqi officials to conduct a comprehensive and transparent investigation and bring the perpetrators of this brutal assassination to justice.
Amer al-Kaissy played an active role in reporting the conditions of prisoners detained by the militias affiliated with the Iranian regime that were being tortured. After learning of the massacre of Ashraf residents on 1st September 2013, he immediately went there and through sending documented reports began disclosing this horrific crime.
The militias who killed the UNAMI representative are under the command of Hadi al-Ameri, Commander of the Badr Organization, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Commander of al-Hashd al-Shaabi. They slaughtered more than one hundred civilians in Meqdadiya in January this year.
The European Iraqi Freedom Association expresses its repugnance concerning this horrendous crime and while extending its condolences to the family of Amer al-Kaissy, calls on Government of Iraq to arrest and punish the perpetrators of this atrocity.
These are well-known people and the Iraqi government needs to bring them to justice irrespective of political considerations. The assassination of a UN representative makes doubly important the need for the Government of Iraq immediately to dissolv
OOTW: to the dissolution of these militias. There is no hope for a return to peace, security and the defeat of ISIS while they continue to exist. Struan Stevenson President of the European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) (Struan Stevenson was a Member of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2014 and was President of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with Iraq from 2009 to 2014.)
OOTW: PLEASE SEE THIS THREAD FOR MORE ON THE RESHUFFLE
OOTW: YESTERDAY I REPORTED ON THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE GENERAL AMNESTY LAW - HERE'S FURTHER DISCUSSION VIA IRAQI NEWS ON THIS
OOTW: General Amnesty Law draw postponement Writings Friday , February 19, 2016 Ruled by the House of Representatives of the State of Law bloc Haider Mawla vote on the amnesty law during the sessions next to the continuity of the differences on one of its articles.
He said the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "it was the postponement of the general amnesty law, which was scheduled to vote during the council's sessions weekly for the presence of otherwise regard to terrorism. " He said the Lord that" the dispute centered around article 8 of the law relating to terrorist offenses, "noting that" the issue of resolving differences will take time to be resolved ".
Without specifying a date to them. on the Federal Court Act said the Lord that" the law will be presented to a vote during the sessions next two years Council / tomorrow or next Monday. " The Vice President of the parliamentary legal Committee Muhsin al-Sadoun counting the amnesty this year, according to the law of its current form does not satisfy the ambition of the current stage."
OOTW: WE AWAIT TO SEE IF ABADI WILL PULL A FAST ONE ON THE GOVT IN ORDER TO GET THESE VITAL LAWS PASSED
OOTW: PLEASE READ THIS WEEK'S GOVERNMENT THREAD TO TRACK THE GOVT'S PROGRESS
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