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Political alliances will be officially announced on September 3: Shankali

Majid Shankali

Member of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Majid Shankali said on Tuesday that the Kurds did not decide their candidate for the post of Iraq's presidency.

Shankali noted that Former Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hoshyar Zebari and Former Minister of Water Resources, Latif Rashid are the favorite candidates to assume the presidency post.

He pointed out that a delegation will visit Baghdad in the coming days in order to discuss the formation of the new government, adding that KDP has discussed during a meeting on Monday the visions and programs that the party seek to implement in the next government.

Shankali said that the first session of the new parliament, which will be held on September 3, will witness the announcement of the political alliances and the largest parliamentary bloc formation.