Iraqi PM demands parliamentary support to reshuffle cabinet after deadly unrest

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi called on lawmakers on Thursday to support him to reshuffle cabinet posts and urged calm after three days of deadly civil unrest rocked the country, Reuters reports.Abdul Mahdi said there was no ‘magic solution’ to Iraq’s chronic governance problems and graft but pledged to try to pass a law granting poor families a basic income.He gave his remarks in a televised speech as protesters demanded the fall of the government.The prime minister said protesters’ calls to end corruption were “correct” but said the government must be helped to carry out its duties. Ministerial amendments must be approved by parliament. Read: Death toll climbs in Iraq on third day of protests Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday ...Read more

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