Al-Sadr accuses the Iraqi judiciary of “going along” with his opponents
He refused the alliance with the “blocking third”… and threatened to resort to the streets
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Karrada suburb in Baghdad, as it appeared yesterday, in light of a new dust storm that hits Iraq (AFP)
Baghdad: «Asharq Al-Awsat»
The day after he announced that he would go to the opposition for 30 days, leaving room for his opponents, the forces of the Shiite coordination framework, to form a government, the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, launched a violent attack yesterday (Monday), on the Iraqi judiciary, declaring at the same time, that he would not ally with what he called « The blocking third.
Al-Sadr said, “The people suffer from poverty, so there is no new majority government that can benefit them, nor a current government that can serve and benefit them.” He wondered, “Has the insolence reached the point of disrupting laws that benefit the people (your eye your eye)?”, referring to the judiciary’s decision to repeal the law Food security.
Al-Sadr added: “They target the people and want to bring them to their knees, and the most amazing thing is that the judiciary is keeping pace with the shameful acts of the blocking third in terms of whether it knows or does not know.” ». He continued, “I was not surprised by one iota of the blocking third and its obstruction of the formation of the majority government.” Close to the coordination framework, the forces of the framework would respond to al-Sadr’s speech during a meeting that was scheduled to be held yesterday evening, “attended by all the leaders of the coordination framework in order to put points on the letter, especially with regard to the accusations leveled against them of obstructing the interests of the people, starting from the formation of the government to a decision Federal Court on Food Security Law.