Iraq’s parliament confirms cabinet ministers, but divisions remain

FILE PHOTO: Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi speaks during the opening of Baghdad International Fair, Iraq November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani/File Photo

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s parliament voted on Tuesday to approve three out of five ministers put forward by Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, a step toward ending weeks of deadlock between the two largest parliamentary blocs. The approval of the ministers brings Abdul-Mahdi closer to completing his cabinet, but divisions over who will fill the posts […]

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