Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 1-2

1/8-Jan-2007

IRAQ

Iraqi PM Maliki Says Uncomfortable In Post, Will Not Stand For Second Term

The constant challenge presented by political disharmony has created the biggest challenge for Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who will not stand for a second term and would be happy to be out of the post before the end of his current term, he said in an interview conducted by the Wall Street Journal in Baghdad on 24 December. Mr Maliki described the decision...