US Warns Maliki Against ‘Stirring Trouble’ After New Iraqi PM Announcement

Maliki to go to court to object Abadi's nomination
US Warns Maliki Against ‘Stirring Trouble’ After New Iraqi PM Announcement

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by RT | August 11, 2014


The US has warned outgoing Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki against attempts to stay in power after the country’s president officially named a replacement for the politician. Maliki recently lost the trust of both his Western and domestic allies.

His former backers – Washington, Tehran, and the Shia clergy – are now blaming Maliki for increasingly sectarian policies and failure to counter a massive offensive by Sunni militants from the Islamic State group (formerly known as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIS/ISIL).

Maliki’s dismissal came after repeated claims from US President Barack Obama that Iraq’s problems will never be solved without the formation of a new, more inclusive government.

Iraqi President Fuad Masum accepted the nomination of Haidar al-Abadi – leader of Maliki’s Islamic Dawa Party – for prime minister on Monday.

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