|Breaking news . Converting of al-Hashemi trial in absentia to a locked door hearing .|
|Baghdad / NINA /--The Criminal Court announced converting the trial in absentia of the vice presiden Tareq al-Hashimi to a locked door hearing .
A s well acquainted source told NINA : " The trial in absentia, which began before noon today has been converted into secret session.
The trial was postponed twice, as it was scheduled to take place last Thursday before postponed it at the request of the defense.
The International Police / Interpol / has issued an arrest warrant last Tuesday against Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, who is in Turkey, at the request of the Iraqi government.
As for Turkey part, the government refused to hand over al-Hashemi after the issuance of this arrest warrant which described by political milieus in Turkey as arbitrary unfounded . / End