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Commentary By MEPC Experts
After more than five months of political deadlock, the Iraqi parliament has elected two veteran politicians to lead the country: Barham Salih as president and Adel Abdul Mahdi as prime minister.
More than a year since the agreeing in principle on the creation of a regional security alliance, Gulf Cooperation Council member states, plus Egypt and Jordan, have expressed their continued desire to make the promise a reality.
The annual meeting of the UN General Assembly concluded last week amid concerns about the conflicts in Syria and Yemen. Those concerns were reflected both in the speeches of the UN delegates as well as the various observers following the meeting.