EU calls for transparent transition in Iraq

Date: 03/12/2019     Time: 6:41 PM

The European Union (EU) Tuesday said that it expects a transparent transition process towards the nomination of a new prime minister in Iraq. The EU has taken note of the Iraqi parliament's acceptance of the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, an EU spokesperson told journalists today. "An inclusive dialogue is the only way forward out of the political crisis and to address the protestor's demands, notably with a view to putting an end to corruption, mismanagement, and implementing the much-needed economic reforms," said the spokesperson. "It is crucial that there is an end to the violence and that security forces to refrain from violence against unarmed protestors," stressed the EU spokesperson.