said a new condition was added in order for an interior minister candidate to
be nominated, adding that such conditions can create a political dispute between
According to the sources, the candidates' records would have to be checked before they are accepted. The sources said that this condition can bring the negotiations back to square zero in case disputes between political parties continued.
A Fatah Alliance MP said Wednesday that the alliance has agreed to withdraw its candidate for the interior ministry, Faleh al-Fayadh, after Saairun, who has rejected the candidacy of Fayadh for the post, agreed to support him for the deputy prime minister for security affairs post.
The source said that Fatah has withdrawn Fayadh to maintain its relationship with Saairun and in order for the two parties not to get involved into a political dispute that would obstruct the work of the government and its program to serve citizens.