Iraqi parliament accepts PM resignation

Baghdad, Iraqi Parliament Sunday approved the resignation of Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, as total of 241 MP’s that attended the session agreed to accept the resignation of Abdul-Mahdi, whose resignation letter was tendered on Friday.

Speaker of the Council of Representatives, Mohamed Halbousi, said he would address the president to name a new prime minister in accordance with Article 76 of the Iraqi constitution.

Source: Jordan News Agency