Deadlocked Iraqi lawmakers put off next meeting until September 15

Iraqi lawmakers are seen during the first session of the new Iraqi parliament in Baghdad, Iraq September 3, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi lawmakers who met this week for the first time since a May election and are still struggling to form a new government, decided on Tuesday to put off their next meeting until Sept. 15, having failed to elect a parliament speaker. Naming a speaker and two deputies is the first major […]

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