[cozmo] I'm still hopeful for today ..guess we are just down to a timing thing .. it will pop when it's ready .. this waiting is so hard .. the silence is deafening
The National Coalition will hold an important meeting today to address the prime minister and other political issues
BAGHDAD / NINA / The spokesman of the citizen bloc, Balik Abu Kalal said, "The National Coalition will hold an important meeting today to address the prime minister and other political issues."
He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "The citizen coalition is committed to the National Alliance and the National Coalition and our decision about the prime minister is still united with our brothers in the Ahrar bloc and we cannot negotiate with any other party away from our partners."
He added, " We reject the third term as a principle not as a person and we deny any meeting or communications with the state of law and they have come with us to the advanced stages in this regard, we did not meet them just only one meeting, which was the meeting of Hakim with al-Maliki and our meetings take place within the National Alliance ".
He explained that "the Iraqi National Coalition will release important statement and decisions today related to the post of prime minister and other political issues."
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said that "the majority needed to form the next government is almost achieved.
A statement for the Prime Minister's Office quoted him as saying in an interview with the semi-official al-Iraqiya TV yesterday that " there are now 175 secured votes , but we want more partners who agree with us in the program and principles to be adopted in the next government ."
Maliki has called for all forces and political blocs to understanding and dialogue in order to form a government as soon as possible and go towards work and construction. / End