"We have to prove for everyone that the government is national and it is going forward with major steps to achieve security and to achieve its political program," al-Bolani told al-Iraqiyah television.
Al-Dhari is the top leader for
The call for al-Dhari's arrest came two days after Jalal Talabani, the Iraqi president, called him a hard-liner with "nothing to do but incite sectarian and ethnic sedition."
The Interior Ministry said it was considering asking international police authorities to pick him up.
Mohammed Bashar al-Faidi, spokesperson for the Sunni association, condemned the warrant for al-Dhari's arrest.
"I don't know how to describe it, but it represents the bankruptcy of the sectarian government following one scandal after another," he told.
Al-Faidi accused the interior minister "of supporting terrorism by covering for [Shia] militias that are killing the Iraqi people".
He said the al-Maliki government is targeting "the national symbols that are defending
"This government should resign before the Iraqi people force it to resign," al-Faidi said.
Al-Faidi belittled the Iraqi government, saying its decisions "are worthless because it only rules the Green Zone" - a reference to the heavily guarded area in central
Echoing the criticism, the Iraqi Islamic Party, the largest Sunni political group, said it "condemns and is surprised by the interior ministry's decision," according to Baghdad Television, which is run by the party.
Al-Faidi, speaking from
Earlier this year, the association blamed the interior ministry for the killing of a nephew and cousin of al-Dhari. Their bodies were found in a bullet-riddled vehicle in west
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