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ICP to join opposition if gov't formed on sectarian quota basis: Fahmi

Iraqi Communist Party

Secretary of the Iraqi Communist Party (ICP), Raed Fahmi said on Tuesday that there a possibility of his party to join the opposition if the government formed on sectarian quota basis.

"If political blocs insisted to return to sectarian quota system and form the government on this basis, we will join the parliamentary opposition in order to preserve the rights of our people", Fahmi said.

"It is important for us to participate with our program, which gives political reforms and fighting financial and administrative corruption a priority", He added.

Fahmi, who is a leader within Saairun Alliance, pointed out that the ICP do not want to repeat the previous political method, stressing that sectarian quota is the cause of all the problems that the Iraqi people are suffering from now.