Mawazin News

Kurdish parties meet to agree on the final candidate for the presidency

A deputy of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, on Sunday, that the two Kurdish parties will hold a meeting shortly to agree on the candidate of the final Kurds to the presidency, while he indicated that he will be announced his name in the coming hours.

“The issue of the nomination of the next president is confined to the National Union, but there will be a meeting shortly with the Kurdistan Democratic Party to agree on the candidate who will be presented to the presidency of the House of Representatives for his election as president,” MP Hareem Khorshid said in an interview with Mawazine News.

“The meeting will discuss the candidates and choose one of them,” he said, adding that “his name will be announced in the coming hours.”

On the validity of the candidacy of Latif Rashid and Mullah Bakhtiar for the presidency, Khorshid stressed that “their candidacy is correct, but everything will be decided by the meeting.”

It is noteworthy that the Presidency of the Council of Representatives set the meeting on September 25, to elect the President of the Republic. Source