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Coordination Framework establishes committee to select next Iraqi prime minister

The Coordination Framework, which became the largest Shiite bloc in the parliament after the withdrawal of Sadrists, have set up a committee to nominate the prime minister as a part of forming the next government.
Iraq politics

The Coordination Framework (CF) of Iran-backed groups and militias gathered July 21, the latest in a series of meetings to discuss forming a new Iraqi government following the withdrawal of the Sadrists.

The CF established a committee July 19 meeting for nominating the prime minister. The committee consists of Hikmah Movement’s Ammar Hakim, Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq’s Qais Khazali, Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq’s Humam Hamoudi and Islamic Virtue Party’s Abdussadeh al-Furaiji.

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