IRAQ FINALLY HAS A NEW GOVERNMENT

Nearly six months after Adil Abd Al-Mahdi resigned and two prime minister designates withdrew their nominations before a vote in parliament could take place, Iraq’s political factions have finally voted on a new government. However, Mustafa Al-Khadimi’s cabinet is not complete as that has become the norm with newly formed governments. In Kadhimi’s case there are seven ministries vacant, the most important ones being the Ministry of Oil and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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