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No deal to trade presidency with parliament between Sunni, Kurds

2018/04/16 | 13:10

(Iraq Now News)- The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) denied Monday having a deal between the Kurds and Sunni blocs to trade the presidency with the position of the parliament speaker.

MP of the KDP Ashwaq al-Jaf said that the position of the parliament speaker is more effective than the president, and Sunnis will never risk it."These news are untrue and do not make sense," Jaf said in press statements.MP of National Forces Alliance Intissar al-Jabouri stated earlier that the Sunni and Kurdish blocs are discussing trading the two positions.The governance in Iraq is a three-legged system, the president is Kurdish, prime minister is Shia and parliament speaker is Sunni.

Last Modified: 04 16 2018 11:33 AM

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