On Wednesday, a member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) political bureau said that the agreement, which will form the new cabinet of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), will be signed next week.
According to Latif Sheikh Omar, the spokesperson for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), the party is ready to hold a new round of government formation talks with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP).
On Thursday, the four Kurdish opposition parties met to discuss the upcoming Kurdish elections set to be held in September. Leaders from Gorran, the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU), the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG), and the Coalition for Democracy and Justice (CDJ) discussed the importance of holding a clean election.
Officials in The Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) have stated that the results of the manual recount show that no fraud has taken place in over 85 ballots boxes recounted in Qadisiya Province, in Southern Iraq.