U.S. official: al-Maliki will face difficult year, and the Iraqis have become stronger than their leaders
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Baghdad / term Presse felt responsible Iraqi file in the administration of former U.S. President Bush, on Friday, that the Iraqi government ahead difficult days, stressing that the current year will not be easy. While described the crisis between the center and the region impasse complex, confirmed that the Iraqi street has become stronger than the Parliament. said Megan O'Sullivan, responsible for the Iraqi file in the management of former U.S. President Bush, in an interview with the Foundation for U.S. foreign relations, and seen by (long-Presse), "The Iraqi government led by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will face difficult days in Iraq this year," adding that "next year will not be easy against Iraq also because it will not only facing a crowd problems existing local, but also requires dealing with regional powers, which would be enough to challenge Progress in Iraq. " and showed O'Sullivan that "Maliki is under considerable strain is not the Sunnis and Kurds, but Shiites are also led by Moqtada al-Sadr, who opposes many of the policies." explained O'Sullivan said, "What will increase the difficult days for the owners is not improved living conditions Iraqis ", and show by saying," In spite of that Iraq is rich in fortune oil and other immense wealth, but most Iraqis have not seen this wealth translated on the ground something improves their daily lives, "asserting that" most Iraqis blame the government for its failure and accuse of corruption. " She drew O'Sullivan that "the Iraqi street now become stronger than the Parliament may be a source of political pressure on al-Maliki," but she stressed that "this requires the integration of Sunni movement with the movement of the street rib strong to be some kind of challenge." promised O'Sullivan that "since the withdrawal of troops U.S. in the past year there has been no improvement in Iraq at the level of services as the political situation deteriorated tragic and that's what his body in 2012 from a continuation of the political crises. " and described O'Sullivan relationship between the center and the region as "the impasse, which began more complex than any previous period," noting that "tensions between Baghdad and Erbil was at a low in 2003, but it almost led to a collision between the forces of the two parties now:. deteriorated relationship between the Kurdistan region of Iraq and center in an unprecedented way in the autumn of 2012 on the back of an operations forces Tigris and published in the disputed areas which he called Kurds provocation soon evolved against the backdrop of an incident Tuz in mid-November 2012 to a military escalation reached the extent of engagement and pay the parties to bring reinforcements heavy to those areas and put them in opposition to each so far. as evidenced by the provinces of Anbar and Salahuddin and Nineveh and Kirkuk since the 21 December 2012 the past, demonstrations involving tens of thousands came against the backdrop of the arrest elements of protection and finance minister the leader of the Iraqi List, Rafie al-Issawi, and it condemned the policy of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. According to observers, what is happening today in Iraq is one of the "The most serious and broader" crises that have passed since the fall of the former regime Year (2003), in addition to the chronic crisis between the federal government and the Kurdistan region, and expressed the United Nations today through its representative in Iraq, Martin Kobler, concern at the continued crisis in the country and called on the government not to deal strongly demonstrations confirmed the right of citizens to express their demands and their rights in a peaceful manner.