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Kurdistan Parl't to choose president Tuesday; Barzani likely to win

The Kurdistan Parliament announced holding a session to elect the new president of the region on Tuesday, a statement by the Kurdistan Parliament read.

Kurdish parliament member Idris Ismail said that the Kurdish blocs have reached a political consensus to choose the candidate of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Nechirvan Barzani to take the post of the president.

It is expected that Barzani will amass 90 votes after all parties have agreed on him, which qualifies him to occupy the post of president, Ismail added.
Last Modified: Monday، 27 May 2019 10:03 PM