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Abadi's chances to assume 2nd term in office decreased: Iranian newspaper


Iranian Mashregh newspaper, which is close to Revolutionary Guards Corps, has reported on Wednesday that the chances of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to assume second term in office have decreased.

The Iranian newspaper's report came after Abadi declared Baghdad's commitment to U.S. sanctions against Iran.

According to the newspaper, Shiite political forces are currently holding negotiations on the formation of the next Iraqi government, pointing out that Abadi's chances to remain in office have decreased after his position regarding the U.S. sanction on Iran.