Baghdad The leading figure of the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Hoshyar Zebari, confirmed his respect for the judiciary’s decision to exclude him from running for the presidency.

Zebari said in a press conference: “The court’s decision to exclude me from running for president is not the end of the world, but we have been wronged.”

He added: “The decision is an aforethought, politicized and arbitrary.”

Zebari, confirmed that: “There is no new candidate for the Kurdistan Democratic Party for the presidency of the republic so far.”

He said: “We were surprised by the decision of the Federal Court, and we have the right to run for the presidency.”

He added, “The laws and conditions required for the presidency of the republic were in our eyes, and we are not strangers to the political process.”/

Source: National Iraqi News Agency