Jaafari’s bloc: Ministry of Foreign affairs for Arabs and Defense for Sunnis

17-8-2014 – Shafaq News / The National Reform bloc led by the head of the National Alliance, Ibrahim al-Jaafari said that it’s negotiating paper on forming a government included the Ministryof Foreign Affairs in Abadi’s government for the Arab- component, whether Shiite or Sunni.

A member of the bloc , Sadeq al-Mehana told “Shafaq News”, that “We hope that the Ministry of Defense would be for the Arab component without changing , for Sunni component specifically, as these constants will be debated with the rest of the political components.”The National Alliance bloc announced on Sunday, forming a negotiating committee from components of the coalition to begin negotiations with other political blocs to speed up the formation of the government headed by Haidar al-Abadi. Kurds have served for eight years in the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, along with the ministries of economic and service including trade, health, immigration and displaced persons.