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Iraqi Cabinet approved

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Iraq's parliament approved a majority of ministers presented by Prime Minister-designate Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Wednesday, lawmakers said, ushering in a new government after months of deadlock, Reuters reported.

 

The parliament approved Goma'a Anad as defense minister and Othman Al-Ghanemi as interior minister.

Also, Kadhimi's picks for finance, electricity and other key portfolios passed during a parliament vote on the cabinet, the lawmakers said.


Several ministerial candidates were rejected, however, meaning Kadhimi will begin his term without a full government.

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