The leader of the State of Law coalition, Saad al-Muttalabi, commented on Saturday, 7 March 2020, on the news that there was a plan led by the coalition leader, Nouri al-Maliki, to implement a “political coup” in order to control the government.
Al-Muttalabi said, to (Baghdad Today) in response to these statements, “Unfortunately, when the name of al-Maliki is repeated by his refusal to accept the position of interim prime minister, rumors and accusations began to multiply internally, regionally and even internationally, and we very much regret these false news, which has no meaning without obstruction Carrying out government reforms and reaching an agreed-upon new prime minister. ”
He added, “There is a political and parliamentary movement seeking to restore al-Maliki to the premiership, but the latter has an opinion contrary to this movement, and he does not believe that he should be the first responsible for the interim government.”
Al-Muttalabi said, “But after the upcoming elections, everything is possible, and the presidency of the interim government that has specific duties, Maliki does not want to take any position in it.”
In the past hours, the media reported that there was a plan adopted by the leader of the State of Law coalition to implement a “political coup” to receive the new government, while political analysts confirmed the existence of this scheme, as they claim.
And last Thursday, a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Imad Bajlan, said that his Democratic Party, and the Kurds, are not concerned with the issue of choosing the prime minister, because the Shiite blocs are the ones who nominated this position exclusively, “noting,” We do not have a veto against any candidate at all, including al-Maliki “, in When a member of the coalition, Saad al-Muttalabi, revealed that Maliki received offers from Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish parties to assign him as prime minister.