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Nominations for defense, interior portfolios to be announced next week

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi
Iraqi security and defense committee has said that voting on the nominations for the defense and interior ministry portfolios is likely to be made next week.

In statements on Wednersday, Member of the Committee Iskandar Watout said Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi will present his nominations for the two portfolios during a parliament session for a vote.

Also, the Iraqi lawmaker explained that the parliament has informed the ministers who will be questioned before the parliament over their performance while in duty.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi's office has earlier said the the premier is near to float the names of the nominees for the two vacant portfolios, urging a unity of all political efforts to support Abadi's bid to beef up the worsening security situation in the country.