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PUK decides to remove fmr. Kirkuk Gov. Najmiddin Karim from party

The PUK decided to end former Kirkuk Governor Najmiddin Karim’s membership in the party.

According to sources, the PUK’s leadership decided on Saturday by a majority of votes to remove Karim from the party.

Differences broke out between Karim and the leaders of the PUK after the events of October 16, 2017 when Kurdish forces withdrew from Kirkuk while IMIS and federal forces entered.