Baghdad, A member of the Political Bureau of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Hakim Qader Hama Jan confirmed the PUK's adherence to the presidency of the Republic, noting that the identification of candidates for the position will be resolved at the meeting of the leadership council.
"The post of President of the Republic is from PUK's share and candidates for the post will be announced during the meeting of the party's leadership council," the PUK media quoted Jan as saying after the party's political bureau meeting ended.
"The political bureau discussed at its meeting yesterday the post of the presidency of the Republic, this post of the share of the PUK and we will have candidates for this," said Hama Jan, a sub-official of the PUK in Sulaymaniyah and Chamchamal.
He added that "determining candidates for the presidency of the Republic will be on the agenda of the meeting of the Council of the leadership where it will be decided by the Council."
A member of the Iraqi Council of Representatives for the Kurdistan Democratic Party, Bashar al-Kiki, told Rudaw, on Sunday: "We in the Democratic Party see that the post of President of the Republic is our entitlement and we hold on to this, and we believe that the assumption of this position by the Democratic is important to ensure the strength of the President of the Republic "He added:" As far as I know, the post of President of the Republic is for the Democratic Party, and three three candidates have been selected, and they are Rose Nuri Shaways and Hoshyar Zebari and Fadel Mirani. "
Source: National Iraqi News Agency