Al-Jarba Excluded And Mutlaq Replaces Him To The Ministry of Defense

BAGHDAD, Informed parliamentary sources suggested the exclusion of the candidate for the portfolio of the Ministry of Defense Faisal Jarba from the list of candidates vacant portfolios, because of including him in the procedures of accountability and justice.

The sources told NINA that "the National Coalition informed Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, the possibility of nominating former MP Hamid al-Mutlaq substitute for Jarba in case the exclusion of the latter by a judicial decision."

Source: National Iraqi News Agency