Iraqi Christians Demand Ministerial Positions In Iraqi Parliament

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BAGHDAD: Yonadam Kanna, head of the Al-Rafidain Christian bloc in the Iraqi parliament, demanded Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi to stop making the “mistake” of the previous government through its marginalisation of the Christian groups.

Christians demand more seats in Iraqi Parliament
Christians demand more seats in Iraqi Parliament

In a statement to a news agency, Kanna said that the set-up of the new government, as was announced by Al-Abadi, was “a big disappointment for all Christians and a shock for everybody. How did those in charge of the formation of the government use the share of the Christian component in such a disrespectful manner? We are very resentful of the way the Christian component has been marginalized in Al-Abadi’s government.”