Informed sources said on Sunday that the leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr, subject to approval of the nomination of Prime Minister Haider Abadi, for a second term, the withdrawal of the latter from the Dawa Party, headed by Nuri al-Maliki.
According to sources from the Sadrist movement, according to Sky News, “Sadr agreed to nominate Abadi prime minister, provided the announcement of his departure from the Dawa Party.”
The sources considered that this comes “apparently in implementation of previous understandings between the two sides and cut the way for the efforts of the Shura Council of the Dawa Party to revive previous understandings between the wings of al-Maliki and Abadi within the party to prevent the loss of the post of prime minister.”
The coalition of “Saron”, which combines Sadr and the Iraqi Communist Party results of the Iraqi legislative elections, while the list of victory led by Abbadi third, according to the final results, announced by the Electoral Commission on Friday night – Saturday.
And came in second place, the alliance of conquest led by Hadi al-Amiri.
After all the legislative elections, the winning blocs enter into long negotiations to form a majority government. It is not too far that the first bloc in the legislative elections loses its ability to form a government, due to alliances between the parliamentary blocs.
“The meeting is a goal to work together to accelerate the formation of the government, to be a strong government, to provide services and job opportunities, to improve living standards and to fight corruption,” said Abbadi, commenting on his meeting with Sadr.
“The meeting is a message to reassure the Iraqis that the next government is patriarchal and cares for all the people,” Muqtada al-Sadr said, adding that “our hand is extended to all those who build the homeland and be an Iraqi decision.”
Although Abadi and Maliki belong to the Dawa party itself, it competed during the elections on two separate lists.