Iraqis End Deadlock on Forming New Government

(New York Times) Edward Wong - Iraq's major political parties agreed Tuesday to select Jalal Talabani, a Kurdish leader, as president; Adel Abdul Mahdi, a prominent Shiite Arab politician, as vice president; and Sheik Ghazi al-Yawar, the Sunni Arab president of the interim government, as the other vice president, breaking a two-month deadlock in negotiations to form a new government.

2005-04-06 00:00:00

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