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Mediation to release Kirkuk ex-governor arrested in Beirut: source

Former Kirkuk Governor Najmaldin Karim
Former Kirkuk Governor Najmaldin Karim

A source revealed a high-level mediation by the Kurdistan Democratic Party to release former Kirkuk Governor Najmaldin Karim, who is detained in Beirut.

High-level officials in the Kurdistan region and the leadership of the KDP have contacted officials in Baghdad and Beirut to release the former governor, the source added.

A senior security source said Tuesday that Karim was arrested at the Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport. Lebanon Debate reported that the security authority in the airport acted according to orders from INTERPOL.


Last Modified: Wednesday، 22 May 2019 10:49 PM