Baghdad / NINA /-- Trial on absentia of Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi al-Hashemi started this morning at the Central Criminal Court in Baghdad.
A source told the National Iraqi News / Nina / "The families of the victims made their complaints to court."
The trial was postponed twice, as it was scheduled to take place Thursday before last was postponed at the request of the defense to last Thursday, then postponed to Tuesday
Hashemi announced recently in an interview from Istanbul Channel / Russia Today / space he would return to Iraq in the near future to appear before the court. End