Kurdish source revealed early on Saturday, taking over the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, the names of the candidates of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) for the presidency of the Republic.
[ltr]The source told all of Iraq [where] that "Barzani received the names of the candidates after the settlement of the dispute within the National Union party on the nom ination of both leadership and Barham Salih Najm al-Din cream on the presidency."[/ltr]
[ltr]He added that "so far there is no agreement within the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) on a candidate as president is scheduled to be agreed upon today or tomorrow."[/ltr]
[ltr]The source pointed out that "the leader of the Patriotic Union of Fuad Masum, is the favorite for the post, but until now does not have a final agreement on any candidate."[/ltr]
[ltr]The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, had announced last Thursday that he would announce the name of its candidate for the post of President of the Republic within three days and will teach everyone, especially the presidency of the Federal Parliament that he will approve within this period, the final decision on the presidential candidate, as well as to brief the President of Kurdistan on this decision. "[/ltr]
[ltr]The reports suggested the exclusion of the National Union of candidates Barham Salih Najm al-Din and cream because of differences "sharp" around them within the party while asking all of Fuad Masum, Adnan Mufti alternatives them.
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