15:59 - December 01, 2019
News ID: 3470008
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Iraq’s parliament on Sunday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi.

Iraq’s Parliament Accepts PM’s Resignation


According to al-Sumaria News website, the lawmakers voted to accept the premier’s resignation.

Speaking after the vote, Parliament Speaker Salim Abdullah al-Jabouri said he would ask President Barham Saleh to appoint a new prime minister.

Abdul-Mahdi’s resignation came after top Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani urged the parliament to reconsider its options regarding the future of Iraq.

The Arab country has witnessed violent protests since October.

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