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Iraq’s powerful Shia cleric Sadr says he will quit politics

Iraq’s powerful Shia cleric Sadr says he will quit politics


Updated 13 minutes ago Published 2022-08-29 20:50



A portrait of Moqtada Sadr, an Iraqi Shia cleric who announced his retirement from politics today. – AFP photo, 29 August 2022.

Iraq’s powerful Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr announced today that he will quit politics after a nearly year-long political stalemate that left the country without a new government.

“I have decided not to meddle in politics, so I am now announcing my definitive retirement,” said Sadr, who has been active on the political scene in the war-torn country for many years. .


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