Maliki’s Media Office Denies His Intention To Withdraw From The Elections And Allying With Barzani

Human Rights

Baghdad, Iraq – The media office of the leader of the state of law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki denied the news that talked about Maliki’s intention to withdraw from running in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

The director of the media office of Maliki, Hisham al-Rikabi said, “Al-Maliki will participate in the parliamentary elections and the news that indicated his intention not to run in the elections is not true, denying the existence of any understandings or negotiations with the Kurdistan Democratic Party on forming an alliance with the state of law before or after the elections,”.

He explained that the relationship with the Democratic Party is good as other Kurdish parties, but did not rise to the level of alliances.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency