Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi makes a speech in Baghdad on May 6, 2020. The following day, Iraq's parliament granted a vote of confidence to al-Kadhimi’s new government and swore in a majority of his 22 ministers.
As pandemic-induced oil price shocks rob Baghdad of its primary revenue source, the success of Prime Minister al-Kadhimi’s new government will hinge on avoiding the further deterioration of the country’s economic and political stability. ...
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