Al-Hakim meets with Nechirvan Barzani and discusses with him the constitutional timing for the election of the President of the Republic

BAGHDAD, The head of the National Alliance Ammar al-Hakim stressed the importance of resolving candidates for the Presidency of the Republic in accordance with constitutional times.

A statement by his office said that "Al-Hakim received this evening in his office in Baghdad, the PM of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, and discussed the latest political situation and the file of completing the constitutional entitlements of the election of the President and the appointment of the candidate of the largest parliamentary bloc to form the government.

Al-Hakim stressed "the importance of strengthening the relationship with the Kurdistan region and evoke the national interest," adding that all previous experiences proved the need of everyone for all."

He stressed "the need to resolve candidates for the post of President of the Republic and not to exceed the constitutional and legal times related to it."

Al-Hakim reiterated the need to form a strong government able to assume responsibilities and achieve the aspirations of the Iraqi people and provide services.

The head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, arrived in Baghdad on Saturday evening.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency