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KDP slams Abd al-Mahdi for nominating Justice Min. without consulting

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Vian Sabri, head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) bloc

Vian Sabri, head of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) bloc, expressed his refusal to vote on new candidate for Justice Ministry, Arkan Qadir, slamming Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi for not consulting her party over the nomination.  

The bloc, according to Sabri, “will not vote on the Justice Ministry candidate.” She said that the prime minister has previously confirmed that he will discuss the nominations for the justice and education ministries with all the political blocs, but that was not true.”

Sabri added that “Abd al-Mahdi did not consult the KDP on the nomination of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) nominee, which violates our agreement.”

She also indicated that the ministry is merited to them, as they represent the biggest parliamentary bloc.

Last Modified: Thursday، 24 January 2019 04:16 PM