BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Deputy Premier and Iraqiya bloc leading member Saleh al-Mutlaq discussed with the Chairman of the Higher Islamic Council Ammar al-Hakeem today the latest Mutlaq's initiative to solve the latest crisis in Iraqi politics, resulting from the arrest of finance minister's bodyguards.
In a statement by Mutlaq's office, both sides agreed the importance of keeping the public away from denominationalism.
The statement added that the participation of the parliamentarians in the investigation is "to cut off the road before denominational thoughts".
It added that both sides agreed to be "away from hectic speeches to avoid any skirmishes among the political circles".
Thursday reports said that a number of finance minister Rafi' al-Issawi's bodyguards were arrested for terrorism charges, while Issawi's closed circles called for peaceful demonstrations in protest for such arrests.
Iraqiya bloc held an emergency meeting, during which Premier Nouri al-Maliki was criticized for "attacking the Sunni sect"., as stated later.
Finance Minister Rafi' al-Issawi called for the resignation of Maliki and called the parliament to withdraw confidence from the government, which was initiated few months earlier.