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Election of a New President in the Republic of Iraq

July 25, 2014

1. The Government of Japan welcomes Dr. Fuad Ma’soum elected to the President in the Iraqi parliament on July 24.

2. The Government of Japan has been calling for Iraq to achieve a national unity that transcends sectarian lines through the prompt formation of a new government, and hopes that all concerned parties will continue to work towards the prompt formation of the new government.

(* This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)
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