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Revealed: Financial issues behind conflict on posts of defense, interior ministries

Adil Abdel-Mahdi

Mohamed al-Bayati, leader with Al-Fatah Alliance, has blamed the delay in selecting ministers for defense and interiors on the huge financial resources of the two ministries.

In remarks to press, Bayati said the delay in selecting ministers for the two ministries “has become usual for the political blocs in every elections.”

The two ministries, according to Bayati, “are of the important ministries, from the political blocs’ viewpoints, as they have a huge financial resources in addition to their influence, which makes the conflict bigger.”

The cabinet, led by Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, still has vacant ministries, including the defense, interiors, education and justice, due to disputes between political blocs.

Last Modified: Tuesday، 23 April 2019 02:39 PM