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Abadi says will not help nominate PM candidate

Head of the Nasr Alliance Haider al-Abadi on Sunday said he would not participate in choosing a candidate for prime minister, but urged choosing an independent candidate who gains people's trust.

Abadi, also former prime minister, said in a statement that his stances were "in favor of the people and of state's reform"

"I will remain defending the people and the homeland as part of the national responsibility," he added.