​​​​​​​European measures to block Erdogan's path, expected political confrontation in Iraq

​​​​​​​The measures taken by Greece and the internal pressures on the German chancellor dealt a great blow to Erdogan's efforts to reach a permanent settlement with the Europeans in the refugee file, while Iraq awaits a political confrontation because of the dispute over the assignment of a new head of government.

On Wednesday morning, the Arab newspapers touched upon the European-Turkish dispute over the issue of Syrian refugees, in addition to the Iraqi situation.

Al-Arab: Europe drops the last refugee cards from Erdogan's hands

The Arab newspapers issued this morning dealt with several topics, the most prominent of which was the European-Turkish dispute over the refugee issue. In this context, the Arab newspaper said, "Greece on Tuesday cut the way for Turkey to reach a settlement with the European Union in the issue of refugees and migrants, at a time when the German Green Party increased pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel in order to prevent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from his attempt on this file.

While a four-way video summit was held between Erdogan, Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to discuss a solution to the refugee crisis, Greek authorities announced that they would close refugee camps across the country to visitors for two weeks to curb the spread of the Corona virus.

Just before Greece's decision, the head of the German Green Party, Annalana Barbok, pressed for a solution "appropriate for dealing with refugees from Syria".

Al-Sharq al-Awsat: Iraq: al-Zrafi to form a government with a difficult consensus

On the Iraqi issue, Al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper said: "With a difficult consensus inside the Shiite house in Iraq, President of the Republic Barham Salih yesterday, Adnan al-Zarfi, a leader in the" Victory Alliance "led by former Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the former governor of Najaf, to form a new government.

And as soon as the quick commissioning ceremony ended, the reactions, the first of which were from the “Fatah Alliance” led by the head of the Badr Organization, Hadi al-Amiri, were considered provocative, which means that al-Zarfi was unable to give al-Amiri the required assurances, especially since the armed factions that are part of PMF of which al-Amiri is one of his most prominent leaders, the prime minister-in-charge of the Americans is considered far from Iran.

"Al-Fatah Alliance" said in a statement: "We reject the unconstitutional step taken by the president to assign a candidate outside the constitutional contexts, which states that the largest bloc candidate is mandated and formally announced." Political on the other hand, the statement added that Saleh "on the one hand violated the constitution, and did not commit to a consensus between the political forces on the one hand." Others, blaming Saleh for "all responsibility for the repercussions of these provocative steps," and threatened the bloc with "taking all measures to prevent this disregard for the law and the constitution."

For his part, President Saleh expressed his hope to work on holding early elections and achieving the aspirations of the Iraqis, and said in a statement after al-Zarfi’s mandate that he “hopes that the person in charge works to hold early and fair elections and fulfills the aspirations of the Iraqis, and meets the legitimate demands of peaceful protesters through the implementation of reforms Required, and to maintain the sovereignty, stability and security of Iraq.

Al-Bayan: Turkey is trading in wounded Tripoli militias

Regarding the Libyan issue, Al -Bayan newspaper said: "The wounded militias who are receiving medical treatment in Turkish hospitals made a cry of fear due to ill-treatment and the detention of several of them, until the government of Fayez al-Sarraj paid the accumulated financial dues.

 In spite of al-Sarraj’s total dependence on Erdogan's regime, its delay in paying debts made the wounded militia who were directed to Turkey for treatment, in a situation that some of them described as inhumane, while the Turkish side requested the necessity of paying all debts and sending a deposit to ensure the reception of new cases.

Informed sources confirmed that the Turkish authorities threatened to expel the wounded militia from hospitals and throw them in the street without allowing them to leave to their country before paying the dues, and also confirmed that they would not receive any casualty sent by Accord Government for receiving medical treatment.

In addition, the militia wounded complained about the poor medical services they receive from the Turks, and confirmed that they have been detained in their places of residence, as the Turkish authorities assured them that those who wish to return to their country must first pay their dues.

One of the wounded said in a video posted on a communication site: «They are treating us like a dog, if only we had not come here and we have been treated in the city of Misrata, there are at least those who care about us, and another explained« three days ago and I am trying to leave after it has rot my wounds, but they refuse to do so, and they demand that I pay first".



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