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LJ’s Comment: “AND IT LOOKS LIKE NUJAIFI IS MERGING WITH OTHERS AS WELL”
Najafi, Issawi, Salhi, and Abu Risha creating an aliance called “United” to contest the upcoming elections
Obelisk: There is a possibility of a new coalition called “United” being formed by one of the leaders of the Iraqi List, Nujaifi, leader of the Future bloc Rafie al-Issawi, leader of the Turkmen Front Arshad Salhi and leader of the Anbar Awakening Conference Ahmed Abu Risha in a coalition to contest in the upcoming election.
Said Risha “It is agreed and that the President of the Iraqi List, Osama Nujaifi and head of the Future bloc Rafie al-Issawi, head of the Turkmen Front Arshad Salhi to form a coalition (united) to engage in competition for the upcoming provincial election.”
Abu Risha said that “the list also includes other political figures such as the current governor of Nineveh Liberation and others,” he said, adding that “the goal of United List is to seriously work against corruption and the provide services to the citizens.”
The Iraqi government announced at the end of last October for identifying new parties by the 20th of April next, 2013 as the date for provincial elections.