Monday, December 19, 2005

Victory of Iran’s close friends in the Iraqi Election

Mehran Riazaty: a former Iran analyst for the Central Command of the Coalition Forces in Baghdad.
Baztab News Agency reported that the two close Shiite friends of Iran in the Iraqi election, Hakim and Ahmad Chalabi are together so far had won 122 seats. Ayad Allawi’s Coalition only has won 15 seats. The Kurdish Shiite groups close to Iran have won 56 seats.

Hakim’s Coalition 110 seats. The Kurdish Coalition 56 seats. Sunni’s Coalition 47 seats. Ayad Allawi’s groups 15 seats. Ahmad Chalabi’s groups 10 seats. Sheik Motalk’s groups 5 seats. Turkmen’s 3 seats. Christian 3 seats.

Therefore, the Shiite groups close to Iran have won 49%, and the Coalition of the Shiite and Kurd close to Iran together has won 71% of the seats.