PUK Asks MPs Of The Parliament To Vote For Its Candidate Barham Saleh

BAGHDAD, The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) appealed to the political blocs to vote for its candidate for the post of President Barham Saleh.

The party said in a statement that "the vote for the candidate of the PUK as the only candidate for the PUK within the national space and under the dome of the Iraqi Council of Representatives."

The statement added that "the president of the republic represents all the Iraqi people and not a representative of a component or sect or a specific party, which represents the symbol of Iraq and its sovereignty," noting that "the nomination of Barham Saleh came because he is moderate and efficiency and has acceptability of the national Iraqi people.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency