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No disagreements with Islamic Virtue Party within quartet alliance, PM

Victory alliance headed by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi denied on Tuesday any disagreements with the Islamic Virtue Party within the quartet alliance, stressing that the later is a key member of the nucleus of the largest bloc

The quartet alliances includes major parties with 136 seats and includes Sadr’s Saairun bloc, Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi’s Victory bloc, Shiite cleric Amar Al Hakim’s Wisdom bloc and Vice President Ayad Allawi’s National Alliance bloc.

MP Nada Shaker said in a statement that "all members of the quartet alliance, including the Islamic Virtue bloc, are coherent and compatible with the coming political and government programs," noting that "there is no disagreement or even a hint of withdrawal by the Islamic Virtue bloc from the quartet alliance.

The quartet alliance would take an anti-sectarian stance to the process of forming the next government, Shaker added.

"The allianceis determined to work hard to build a state of citizenship, justice, equality and the provision of a decent life for all our people," Shaker said.

On the other hand, Shaker revealed that a number of winning candidates, who belong to different political bloc, have joined the quartet alliance, refusing to reveal their names and blocs to which they belong.