A Turkmen Leader: New MPs Are The Weakest And There Is No Coordination To Participate Turkmen In The New Govt

BAGHDAD, A Turkmen leader revealed the lack of coordination between the political blocs to ensure the participation of representatives of the Turkmen component in the new government.

The Secretary-General of the Islamic Union of Iraqi Turkmen Jassim Mohammed Jaafar, told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA), "there is no coordination between the political blocs to ensure the participation of representatives of the Turkmen component in the new government.

Mohammed Jaafar added that "There is no coordination currently on the ground, or a joint action by the political blocs to participate Turkmen in the new government, except contacts Arshad Salhi and his political relations within the framework of the Turkmen front. "

He added that "the total Turkmen new parliamentarians for the next session are 9 MPs from different political blocs, but certainly they will not be better the MPs in previous session," noting that "the new group of Turkmen representatives will be the weakest in the next session because of the multiplicity of party affiliations."

He explained that "in the ended legislative session, there was a coordinating body of the Turkmen took firm positions on sensitive issues, including the issue of raising the flag in Kirkuk and dealing with the referendum of Kurdistan and with the dismissed Kirkuk governor Najmaldin Karim," noting that "the coordinating body of the Turkmen is currently idle and does not exercise any activity so far. "

Source: National Iraqi News Agency