Iraq: Al-Sadr rules out talks, demands early elections 04.08.2022

Deutsche Welle | Aug 4, 2022 at 2:00 AM
  • Powerful Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Wednesday called for the dissolution of Iraq’s parliament and early elections.
  • Under the Iraqi constitution, the legislature can only be dissolved by a majority vote.
  • Al-Sadr also dismissed dialogue with his his political rivals in the Coordination Framework, an alliance of mostly Iran-backed parties.