Shiite Party Won’t Participate in Cabinet

A Shiite political party said Friday that it would not participate in the formation of a new Cabinet, saying the selection of the ministers was being dictated by personal interests that ran counter to the spirit of national unity. “We have found that the way the negotiations are progressing, and the way (ministerial) posts are being distributed, which is based on personal interest and selfish desires … will not lead to the formation of a truly new

Iraq,” Sabah al-Saadi, spokesman for the Fadhila party, told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. Full Story

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