Sentenced to Death, Threatens Iraq's Vice President Will Torn apart

Iraq has been sentenced to death Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi, in a trial that took place in in-absentia or without the presence of the suspect. Al-Hashimi, who is currently in Turkey even go to vote. He condemned the court ruling deems that political motives.

"The verdict was unjust, politically, and legally. I will not admit it," said Al-Hashimi told reporters in Ankara, Turkey. Al-Hashimi lived in Turkey since fled Iraq five months ago.

The verdict against Hashimi was sparked increased violence in Iraq. The series of bomb blasts erupted in various parts of Iraq, killing at least 94 people and injuring more than 300 others.

Sunni group claimed responsibility for the blasts that ripped through areas inhabited by majority Shi'ites. Iraq now faces again threatened sectarian divisions.

"To my people, I assert that al-Maliki (Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki) and the minions who stand behind them will not get what they want. They did want the sectarian divide," said Al-Hashimi.

Iraq's Vice President then called for the perpetrators do not make the damage worse. "Anyone who loves Al-Hashimi, and believe in my vision, do not make the people and the civil settlement was targeted action or greeting you," he called.

Al-Hashimi is threatening the United States will face the same thing as it did in 2003. At that time, after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, Iraq's condition becomes erratic and hit by a wave of violence continues.

An Iraqi court sentenced the accused Al-Hashimi, who played over 150 bombings, assassinations and other attacks in the period from 2005 to 2011. Most of the attacks were launched by the guards declared and subordinates. That a target is none other than government officials, security forces and Shiite mosques.

All the charges were denied by Al-Hashimi. "To confirm once again, me and my guards were innocent. I reject the verdict," said Hashimi.

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