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Iraq supreme court rules Zebari out of presidential race

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Sun, 2022-02-13 11:59

BAGHDAD: Iraq’s supreme court on Sunday ruled out a bid by veteran politician Hoshyar Zebari to run for president after a complaint filed against him over corruption charges.
Zebari, 68, who served as foreign minister for a decade after the 2003 US-led invasion that toppled dictator Saddam Hussein, was previously “suspended” from the race on February 6, on the eve of the scheduled date for a presidential vote in parliament in which he was the favorite.

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