Adeel "Mam Jalal Talabani" is running for president of Iraq
Rashid is Adeel, secretary of the National Union and its founder, the late Iraqi President Jalal Talabani.
The source told Shafaq News Agency, that Latif Rashid formally submitted his papers to the Iraqi Parliament as a candidate for the post of President of the Republic.
A parliamentary source had stated earlier today that the outgoing President of the Republic, Barham Salih, had nominated himself again for a second term.
And sources in the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan had told Shafak News Agency, that the party would nominate the current president, Barham Salih, to occupy his position for a second term.
On Wednesday, an informed source revealed that the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party will run for the post of President of the Iraqi Republic.
Since the overthrow of the former regime in Iraq in 2003, the position of President of the Republic has been held by the Kurds, but the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan has occupied the position over the previous sessions.
The Iraqi Council of Representatives had opened the door for nomination on Monday for the position of President of the Republic, with one of the candidates being elected within a maximum period of February 8.
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