Political party calls for new elections in Iraq

Political party calls for new elections in Iraq
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 - 11:02am

The political party loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr is calling for the dissolution of Iraq's parliament and new elections. The call comes days after the government issued an arrest warrant for the country's Vice President.

The anti-American Sadrist bloc is a partner in the Shiite dominated government of Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki. The head of the group said that the elections were needed because of instability in the country and problems that threaten Iraq's sovereignty.


 

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