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Saairon Alliance will appoint Iraq's new PM: Moussawi

Monadel al-Moussawi

MP of Al-Ahrar Bloc, Monadel al-Moussawi said on Monday that Saairun Alliance will appoint the new Iraqi Prime Minister after it won the most seats in the upcoming parliament.

"Saairun Alliance has won the most number of seats in the Iraqi Parliament, so it will appoint the new Prime Minister", Moussawi said.

He added that Saairun will not allow for any regional or international interference regarding the formation of the new government.

Saairun Alliance won 54 parliament seats, followed by the Fatah coalition with 47 seats and Victory Alliance with 43 seats.

On May 12, Iraqi people made their way to the poll stations to cast their ballots in the country's first parliamentary elections since the defeat of ISIS terrorist group in December 2017.

Iraqi cities witnessed a low voter turnout.      

According to observers who spoke to The Baghdad Post, this election is considered to be the worst in the Iraqi history in terms of the low voter turnout. They cited rising militancy and rampant violence under Haider Abadi government.      

Last Modified: Monday، 14 May 2018 04:48 PM
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