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EU welcomes elections of Barham Salih as president of Iraq

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Barham Salih, Iraq's newly elected President walks during a handover ceremony at Salam Palace in Baghdad, Iraq October 3, 2018

The European Union welcomed on Wednesday the election of Barham Salih as a president of Iraq and the choice of Adil Abdul Mahdi as prime minister.

A statement issued Wednesday, the EU congratulated Salih and Abdul Mahdi, expressing their hopes the prime minister will be able to form his government as soon as possible.

The EU called on all Iraqi politicians to support the stability of their country in the long run and cooperate with the new government to achieve the stability, security and democracy the Iraqis deserve.

 

Last Modified: Wednesday، 03 October 2018 07:21 PM
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