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Six Kurdish blocs will form new alliance: former MP

Former MP within Gorran Movement, Sherine Reda said that six Kurdish political blocs will announce forming a new alliance after the completion of manual re-counting of parliamentary elections' votes.

Reda pointed out that these six blocs will not join the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) alliance.

"Gorran Movement, Democratic Patriotic Alliance of Kurdistan, Kurdistan Islamic Union, Kurdistan Islamic Group, Kurdistan Islamic Movement and Communist Party of Kurdistan will form a new alliance", Reda said.

She added that the new alliance seeks to negotiate with Baghdad about the formation of the next government, as well as discussing the rights of Kurdistan region.