News ID: 103743
Publish Date : 17 June 2022 - 21:48

BAGHDAD (Al Jazeera) – Iraqi Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr says he has decided to withdraw from the political process to avoid involvement with politicians, the state news agency reported. According to a report, the leader of the Sadrist Movement in the Iraqi parliament insisted he “will not participate in the next elections if the corrupt participate” during a closed meeting with members of his bloc. He also said that his decision to order his bloc to resign from parliament will not be retracted, in an announcement that came three days after he ordered 73 politicians from his party to quit the assembly.

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