The Baghdad Post

63 MPs back Jubouri for Defense Minister post

Dozens of MPs have agreed that Ahmed al-Jubouri be appointed as the defense minister in Adel Abdul Mahdi’s government, a senior political source said on Friday.

An many as 63 Parliamentarians have agreed to the assumption of MP Jubouri, the source said, praising the popularity of Jubouri. Jubouri is eligible for the post due to his military background, the source added.

A political source said that the security ministries’ candidates have not been approved so far. Source